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    DescriptionThis best-selling handbook to the samurai sword details the origins and development; its historical background, styles and famous schools; differences in construction; and outlines methods of identifying and researching the sword, as well as caring for it properly.

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    Samurai Sword
    A Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John M. Yumoto
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    ISBN 13: 9784805311349
    ISBN 10: 4805311347

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.9
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JWM, WSTM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27470
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    Ingram Theme: CULT/JAPANS
    LC classification: TS
    BISAC V2.8: ANT038000, SPO027000
    Abridged Dewey: 683
    B&T Approval Code: A44522510
    BISAC V2.8: ANT016000
    DC22: 739.722, 739.7
    Thema V1.0: JWM, SRM
    Illustrations note
    Black and white photographs and line art throughout
    Tuttle Shokai Inc
    Imprint name
    Tuttle Shokai Inc
    Publication date
    10 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    John M. Yumoto is perhaps the foremost authority on the samurai sword outside of Japan. A native of California, he has been studying the Japanese sword since his childhood days in Japan.