Zen and the Way of the Sword

Zen and the Way of the Sword Aming the Samurai Psyche. Winston King, 1993. Oxford University Press. 265 pages. New condition.


"An esteemed scholar of Eastern religions, King deftly traces the development of Zen and discusses the personal nature of its practice, its emphasis on individual discovery and attainment. He then presents a... capsule history of the samurai class, from its rise in the niddle ages to formal abolition in the nineteenth centruy..."