|Author||: Oleg Benesch|
|Publisher||: Past & Present Books|
|Total Pages||: 284|
|ISBN 10||: 9780198706625|
|ISBN 13||: 0198706626|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
This volume examines the development of the 'way of the samurai' (bushidō), which is popularly viewed as a defining element of the Japanese national character and even the 'soul of Japan' - to provide an overview of modern Japanese social, cultural, and political history.