Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan, volume 1
Edited by Diane Skoss
Published by Koryu Books.
6" x 9" paperbk, 192 p., with 33 photos.
Includes Japanese glossary with kanji, bibliographical references, and complete index.
"...probably the best book on martial arts this year, if not for several years past and hence..."
Wayne Muromoto, Editor-in Chief, Furyu
"...Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan should be required reading for all aikido students."
David Lynch, Managing Editor, Aikido Journal
Jay Swan, WWW Martial Arts Resource Page
"...I wholeheartedly recommend Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan to anyone interested in Japanese martial arts..."
Rick Polland, Journal of Asian Martial Arts
"[Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan is] ...a must-read for scholars, students and afficionados of Japanese martial culture!"
Karl Friday, Department of History, University of Georgia
"Overall this book is a 'must-have' for anyone who is serious about the study of the Japanese Martial Arts, classical or modern, bujutsu or budo."
Kim Taylor, Editor, Journal of Japanese Sword Arts
- by George H. Bristol
- Introduction: Keiko Shokon
- by Diane Skoss
- The Koryu Bujutsu Experience
- by Hunter B. Armstrong
- The Meaning of Martial Arts Training: A Conversation with Sawada Hanae
- Interview by Meik Skoss
- Field Guide to the Classical Japanese Martial Arts
- by Diane Skoss
- Marishiten: Buddhist Influences on Combative Behavior
- by David A. Hall
- Tenjin Shinyo-ryu Jujutsu
- by Meik Skoss
- Kato Takashi: Reflections of the Tatsumi-ryu Headmaster
- Interview by Liam Keeley
- Koryu Meets the West
- by Ellis Amdur
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