Colin M. Roach - Japanese Swords - Cultural Icons of a Nation - The History, Metallurgy and Iconography of the Samurai Sword.
Tuttle Publishing - 176 pages with numerous plates, illustrations, pictures and photographs (in colour & black/white) - EXTRA DVD Video included !
Condition: NEW copy (white isbn sticker back cover).
This book discusses the history, development, and spiritual symbolism of the sword, as well as the esoteric metallurgical techniques used in making it. It also covers the intense training practices used by skilled swordsmen.
Japanese Swords also includes a companion DVD featuring a beautifully-filmed documentary that explores the traditional swordmaker's craft. The DVD also contains an introduction to the Japanese sword at a sword shop in Kyoto and a visit to a dojo for a beginner's class in the medieval sword-drawing art called iaido.
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- Japanese Swords: Cultural Icons of a Nation; The History, Metallurgy and Iconography of the Samurai
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