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    DescriptionSince its original publication in 1953, Zen in the Art of Archery has become one of the classic works on Eastern philosophy, the first book to delve deeply into the role of Zen in philosophy, development, and practice of Eastern martial arts. Wise, deeply personal, and frequently charming, it is the story of one man's penetration of the theory and practice of Zen Buddhism.Eugen Herrigel, a German professor who taught philosophy in Tokyo, took up the study of archery as a step toward the understanding of Zen. Zen in the Art of Archery is the account of the six years he spent as the student of one of Japan's great Zen masters, and the process by which he overcame his initial inhibitions and began to look toward new ways of seeing and understanding. As one of the first Westerners to delve deeply into Zen Buddhism, Herrigel was a key figure in the popularization of Eastern thought in the West, as well as being a captivating and illuminating writer.


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    Title
    Zen in the Art of Archery
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eugen Herrigel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375705090
    ISBN 10: 0375705090
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI025000
    BIC subject category V2: HREZ
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25280
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL024000
    B&T Approval Code: A13322480
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEPHY
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000, PSY000000
    BIC subject category V2: WSXR
    B&T Approval Code: A09306600
    DC22: 799.3/2
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO002000
    DC21: 799.320952
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 799.320952
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GV1188.J3 H4713 1999
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    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    01 March 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York