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Samurai Strategies: 42 Martial Secrets from Musashi's Book of Five Rings

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The astounding transformation of tiny, resource-poor Japan into the world's second largest economy in the span of less than 30 years was due to the ongoing influence of an ancient samurai code of ethics-a code that once made the Japanese unbeatable warriors in hand-to-hand combat and which now makes them formidable strategists in business and other fields.

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Paperback, 128 pages
Published March 15th 2006 by Tuttle Publishing (first published January 1st 2005)
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TK Keanini
Apr 08, 2007 TK Keanini rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone into Musashi
This is the best summary book on the work of Musashi. You should also read Five Rings and all the text but this is a great book to give a small and concise summary of all these strategies.
An interesting and modern look from a classic. Don't let the title fool you, this is a great philosophical treatise, a "self help" book if you will. But not in a 21st century whiny, I'm a victim way. I truly enjoy eastern philosophy and this book was clear and concise.
Chris Bertagnole
One of those books it is good to come back to from time to time.
Sep 01, 2008 Devin rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People wishing to successfully compete in business people, sports, politics etc.
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Much better book then one might imagine from the title. A philosophy for competitive success, drawn from “Book of Five Rings” by Musasi, the greatest Japanese swordsman. I love Musashi’s philosophy and find it more relevant to individual endeavor than the more famous “Art of War” by Sun Tzu which is geared to leaders of a large enterprise such as an army, a state, or big corporation. Samurai Strategies was so insightful that I am going to do something I never do, and read the book again.
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A concise and easy to read summary on Bushido and the life of Musashi
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I come to know Musashi after reading this book
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Boyé Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, Korea and Mexico since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, journalist, editor and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo, and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (in 1953), now Thunderbird School of Global Management, in G ...more
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