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Samurai Sword

A Handbook

by John M. Yumoto

  • 219 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Arts,
  • Swords,
  • Arms and armor, Japanese,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • General,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • Arms and armor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930387M
    ISBN 100804805091
    ISBN 109780804805094

    Make Offer - katana samurai replica swords (1 steel blade + scabbard, 1 wood for practice) 5 Wood Practice Black Katana Samurai Sword set 5 Bokkens + Wall / Floor Stand ' $ 6d 7h.   Now, the way of the samurai sword is learned in the martial arts Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu. This book is the perfect introduction to using this beautiful and ancient weapon. In Mastering the Samurai Sword, you'll learn the sword's fascinating history, its evolution, and the philosophy behind its use. You'll also learn practical guidance for Brand: Tuttle Publishing.

      The samurai during this period became the “two-sword man,” wearing both a short and a long sword as a mark of his privilege. The material well-being of many samurai actually declined during. SAMURAI SWORD 28 - ALUMINUM NCO. The Japanese Samurai NCO sword is a machine made sword that was issued to soldiers who did not have their own family swords or for those who did not want to take their sword into combat. These swords were produced and distributed during World War Two. The sample shown here is the Aluminum NCO Samurai Sword.

    The wakizashi being worn together with the katana was the official sign that the wearer was a samurai or swordsman. When worn together the pair of swords were called daishō, which translates literally as "big-little". The katana was the big or long sword and the wakizashi the "little" or companion sword. wwII Japanese Army officer sword ☆tsuba☆ shin gunto old antique part samurai. Buy Now for $» Item Condition: Used. Item Location: Mesquite, TX, USA ZIP ** Shipping Type: Flat Rate. Shipping Cost: $ Expedited Shipping. Handling Time: 5 business days. Returns Accepted. Seller: thesamuraimonkey42 Feedback: 1, / %.


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The Samurai Sword Handbook is a precise exploration of the samurai sword designed for sword collectors as well as anyone intrigued by these ancient blades.

Detailing the origins and development of the samurai sword, its historical background, styles, prestigious schools and differences in construction, this revised edition of the classic reference outlines methods of identifying and Brand: Tuttle Publishing.

This book largely deals with the details of handling and care of a Samurai sword. It also provides a short history of their use, as well as an introduction into the evolution of the design and creation process.

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They don’t just represent a sharp and blood soaked death but the Samurai Sword also represents discipline, respect, honor and even a sense of class as the Samurai themselves were considered a class above the normal peasants way back in the old days of Japan.

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Swords became exclusively associated with the samurai after CE when Toyotomi Hideyoshi ( CE) promoted a lasting peace by forbidding anyone but members of the warrior class from carrying weapons. This was a strategy attempted by his predecessors and it became known as ‘sword hunts’ (katanagari) when officials ensured that nobody outside the government’s army possessed swords.

Between andthe Murata-to became the sword that replaced the traditional samurai blade, which then transformed into the Kyu Gunto, taking on the style of American swords with a wraparound hand guard.

However, between andthe Shin Gunto sword became a symbol of rank in the Imperial Japanese Army.sword’s length harder to see on your person than the classic sword carrying samurai position. When ready to draw the blade from its scabbard, your left thumb should already be securing the blade (as explained earlier) in place, bring your right hand up to the swords handle and grip it Size: 1MB.