4 Apr Download Short Description. Download Busido Description. View more Comments. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic. Get this from a library! Bushido: kodeks samuraja. [Inazo Nitobe; Aleksander Mermal].

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Citations are based on reference standards. Ming SO rated it did not like it Dec 03, There are much better books on the subject than this one This book was written inand it has to be one of the worst books on Bushido I have ever read.

Got within 20 pages of the end and had to put it down when the author revealed his feudalistic attitudes toward women. Preview this item Preview this item. Creating a theory on how the typical samurai lived by citing exceptional sources is not convincing.

The author spends far more time quoting Christian Buzhido and maxims then he does actually telling you anything useful about Bushido.

I would advise you to give this one a pass. Open Preview See a Problem? Tokyo, Mazuren company, Ltd. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. This simplistic account of the development of bushido is problematic, however, and relies on pre-war theories that conflated diverse historical periods and ideologies to provide legitimacy for the modern imperial state and nation.


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It is, in short, a culturalist and ideological text that must be taken with the enormous grain of salt. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. The feudal system was abolish only around 30 years before the publication of this book, so numerous living sources were available at that time.

Bushido: Kodeks samuraja

Yes this was written over a century ago – but he had contemporaries that revealed much more about culture with clearer writing and fewer prejudices. You already recently rated this item. Michal rated it did not like it Feb 25, Matt rated it did not like it May 11, Paperbackpages. The E-mail message field is required.

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Second, Nitobe’s sources are a bit suspect. Each chapter talked about an aspect of the samurai life, there were all tolerable until the one on female’s Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


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He never once cites any documentary evidence or any testimony from any living samurais. The Soul of Japan – Inazo Nitobe. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Oleg Benesch, “Inventing the Way of the Samurai” less.

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When I read these comparisons, it brought up mostly negative images even though it was clear that the author meant it to be a positive image. Ric Morand rated it did not zamuraja it Mar 13, The E-mail Address es field is required. Subjects Samuraji — Etika. Inazo Nitobe Aleksander Mermal. Samhraja book was written inand it has to be one of the worst books on Bushido I have ever read.

Your rating has been recorded. I mean I know it was written in a way to appeal to the western audience but sadly it felt like such a Finally!

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