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Sword of No-sword
By John Stevens

The Sword of No-sword

Life of the Master Warrior Tesshu New edition

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781570620508
ISBN-10: 1570620504
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 180
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Stevens

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.

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