The Demon"s Sermon on the Martial Arts by Issai Chozanshi

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Published by Kodansha International .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oriental martial arts,
  • Philosophy,
  • Kendo,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Japan,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Military art and science

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsWilliam Scott Wilson (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9037557M
ISBN 104770030185
ISBN 109784770030184
OCLC/WorldCa70775743

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Among his works, The Demon's Sermon on the Martial Arts () and "The Swordsman and the Cat"() are his most famous. WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON's first translation, Kodansha's bestselling edition of Hagakure, was published inthe same year he completed a Master's degree in Japanese language and literature at the University of Washington.5/5(1).

The Demon’s Sermon on the Martial Arts is a classic collection of martial arts parables, written by Issai Chozanshi, an eighteenth-century samurai. The stories, which feature demons, insects, birds, cats, and numerous other creatures, may seem whimsical, but they contain essential teachings that offer insight into the fundamental principles.

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