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Sword Of No-Sword

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Sword Of No-Sword by John Stevens
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Master swordsman, calligrapher, and Zen practitioner, Yamoaka Tesshu is a seminal figure in martial arts history. John Stevens's biography is a fascinating, detailed account of Tesshu's remarkable life. From Tesshu's superhuman feats of endurance and keen perception in life-threatening situations, to his skillful handling of military affairs during the politically volatile era of early nineteenth-century Japan, Stevens recounts the stories that have made Tesshu a legend. This is the book all martial artists must own.

Author Biography

John Stevens is Professor of Buddhist Studies and Aikido instructor at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai, Japan. He is the author or translator of over twenty books on Buddhism, Zen, Aikido, and Asian culture. He has practiced and taught Aikido all over the world.
Release date NZ
November 15th, 1994
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Shambhala Publications Inc
Pages
184
Dimensions
156x230x12
ISBN-13
9781570620508
Product ID
1646155

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