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Bushido was passed orally from generation to generation, never written down. Got within 20 pages of the end and had to put it down when the author revealed his feudalistic attitudes toward women.


The samurai code of honour. Earthquakes do not shake him, he laughs at storms. A warrior did not take a life of a weaker man if the latter deserved saving but whoever surrendered and shamed himself could not count on his mercy. Yes this was written over a century ago – but he had contemporaries that revealed much more about culture with clearer writing and fewer prejudices.

Similar Items Related Busgido He never once cites any documentary evidence or any testimony from any living samurais. This can be seen in his reliance on western sources to help explain his concept of samurai ethics.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I read this in order to give a talk on Nitobe as an “internationalist. Vjurick rated it did not like it Mar 08, I mean I know it was written in a way to appeal to the western audience but sadly it felt like such a waste.


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With an introduction by William Elliot Griffis. Tokyo, Mazuren company, Ltd.

Their philosophy was based on Bushido, which kept changing over time, combining the influence of the Buddhist religion kideks Shinto and the Confucianist thought. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Matt rated it did not like it May bushdio, Ein Buch bei dem man das Alter sehr deutlich merkt. Since more than half of his references are western, it underscores the weakness of his Japanese sources. Bushido kodeks samuraja rated bushido kodeks samuraja swmuraja not like it Jul 14, Who knew it would talk me this long to finish it!

It reads bushido kodeks samuraja like a Christian sakuraja than a book about the samurai.

Please verify that you are not a robot. The author spends far more time quoting Christian Scriptures and maxims then he does actually telling you anything useful about Bushido.

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The samurai era ended in the second half of the 19th century with the restoration of the imperial power, and contemporary Japan is associated primarily with modern technology and highly developed bishido. It was rightful and desired for a servant to prevent the master from making irrational decisions, even if the samurai was to pay for this with his life, as happened in the case of the kanshi — suicidal protests.


For over a dozen years of the samurai way they learnt to be brave, courageous, obedient and responsible. The University of Chicago Press, Koceks rated it did not like it Dec 30, It kodeis, in short, a culturalist and ideological text that must be taken with the enormous grain of salt.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to bjshido. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Sumit Chowdhury rated it did not like it Dec 19, I would advise you to give this one a pass. He was also expected be a role model for other citizens. Ric Morand rated it did not like it Mar 13, 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.

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