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Author Man, John, 1941-

Title Ninja : 1,000 years of the shadow warrior / John Man.

Imprint New York, NY : William Morrow, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    355.548 MAN    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    355.548 MAN    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    355.548 MAN    Out of Collection
Description vi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Ghosts of the shadow warriors -- Origins -- How to be a shadow warrior/1: Mind and spirit -- Anti-ninja: The samurai -- How to be a shadow warrior/2: Deception -- and charm -- A world of violence and undercover ops -- How to be a shadow warrior/3: Magic -- Building the ninja heartland -- The rise of the conqueror -- The calm before the storm -- The end of the old ninjas -- Nobunaga's end, Ieyasu's rise -- The final battles -- Shadows in retreat -- The Nakano spy school -- To Japan, with love -- The last of the ninjas.
Summary Blends mythology and anthropology to trace the history of the warriors with extraordinary skills in combat, climbing, deception, disguise, and camouflage from their first appearance in feudal Japan to the present.
Subject Ninja -- History.
Ninjutsu -- History.
Added Title Ninja, one thousand years of the shadow warrior.
ISBN 9780062222022 (hbk.)
0062222023 (hbk.)

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