Tools of the WarriorBook - 2008
"The samurai, Japan's warrior class for more than seven centuries, were legendary on the battlefield. And even as the samurai's role changed throughout Japan's hisotry--from farmer-militiamen, to soldiers, to government administrators during the later years of Japan's shōgunates--the samurai remained boundy by their heritage and the tenets of bushidō, the way of the warrior" -- inside cover.
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., ©2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xi, 179 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm