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For clarity in understanding, this volume, along with the translation by Thomas Cleary, are the best.
The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi (Japan 1643) is a must read for those who would study Japan, Bushido, samurai, Japanese sword fighting, etc.
I thought this book was very deep and spiritual, in fact I use some of the idealogies which are contained in this book with my daily outlook on life.
The hardback edition that I received wasn't 208 pages long it was 131 pgs and it didn't contain Yagyu Munenori's The Book of Family Traditions on the Art of War. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Scott Thornton
I should have been warned by how bad even the summary of this book was written, it contains more spelling and grammar errors than there are sentences. The book is worse.Published 7 days ago by J. Thomas
This is the seminal work on eastern swordmanship. But it also a philosophical treaty that can be applied to many areas of daily living. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carrie E. Jones
I hate translations and wish I could read the original, but this translation isn't as flawed and full of typos like the first translation I read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Khandaq