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SHINTO FINAL By Peter Zweig
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E Shinto Meikan By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
SHINTO-MEIKAN By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
E Masters of Keicho Shinto By Markus Sesko
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E Masters of Keicho-Shinto. Featured swordsmiths: Umetada Myouju, Horikawa Kunihiro, Horikawa Kunitomo, Horikawa Kuniyasu, Horikawa Kunimasa, Awa no Kami Ariyoshi, Fujiwara Hirozane, Osumi no Jo... More > Masahiro, Dewa no Daijo Kunimichi, Horikawa Yoshikuni, Horikawa Hiroyuki, Etchu no Kami Masatoshi, Iga no Kami Kinmichi, Echigo no Kami Kinmichi, Tanba no Kami Yoshimichi, Noda Hankei, Nanki Shigekuni, Tegai Kanekuni, Echizen Yasutsugu, Higo no Daijo Sadakuni, Echizen Kanenori, Echizen Kanetane, Yamato no Daijo Masanori, Wakasa Fuyuhiro, Kashu Kanewaka, Sagami no Kami Masatsune, Hida no Kami Ujifusa, Hoki no Kami Nobutaka, Kaneie/Nobuie, Aki Teruhiru 1st, Aki Teruhiro 2nd, Hizen Tadayoshi, Hizen Munetsugu, Dotanuki Kiyokuni< Less
Nihon-shinto-shi - The History of the shinto Era of Japanese Swords By Markus Sesko
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This book should bring the reader more near to the no less interesting era of the „New Sword“, the shinto. With the transition to the peaceful Edo period, the Japanese sword experienced... More > considerable changes which are briefly touched in some other sword publications. This book now tries to present the historical and scholastic changes of the shinto in a comprehensive manner. The reader should get an idea about the activities of the Edo-period swordsmiths in all the provinces and how – if at all – they were connected in terms of school or workmanship. The classification based on the traditional gokaden is no longer applicable in shinto times and so a more geographical processing suggests itself. In the beginning we have the large sword centres of Kyoto, Osaka and Edo. Subsequently, all other provinces follow, arranged according to their „significance“ in the sword world and in context with each other to avoid as much as possible big geographical and theoretical jumps.< Less
Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei Zenshu By Markus Sesko
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This is the Zenshu which contains all the blades of the former publications Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei, Kantei Supplement 1, and Kantei Supplement 2. An unavoidable difficulty with books that... More > deal with Japanese swords in general is that the workmanship of a smith has to be reduced to its most important characteristics which can be seen on the majority of his works. It is here that this work comes into play, with the motive to provide more concretely described reference examples. Unique is that – depending on the blade – former participant’s kantei bids are also addressed. This means that one’s own approach and attempt at attributing a blade may also be comprehended. With the 273 introduced shinto and shinshinto blades, this volume constitutes an extensive reference work. The order starts for shinto with Kyoto, Edo and Settsu, and for shinshinto with Edo.< Less
e-Nihon-shinto-shi (English) By Markus Sesko
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This book should bring the reader more near to the no less interesting era of the „New Sword“, the shinto. With the transition to the peaceful Edo period, the Japanese sword experienced... More > considerable changes which are briefly touched in some other sword publications. This book now tries to present the historical and scholastic changes of the shinto in a comprehensive manner. The reader should get an idea about the activities of the Edo-period swordsmiths in all the provinces and how – if at all – they were connected in terms of school or workmanship. The classification based on the traditional gokaden is no longer applicable in shinto times and so a more geographical processing suggests itself. In the beginning we have the large sword centres of Kyoto, Osaka and Edo. Subsequently, all other provinces follow, arranged according to their „significance“ in the sword world and in context with each other to avoid as much as possible big geographical and theoretical jumps.< Less
E Shinto Shinshinto Kantei Zenshu English By Markus Sesko
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This is the Zenshu which contains all the blades of the former publications Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei, Kantei Supplement 1, and Kantei Supplement 2. An unavoidable difficulty with books that... More > deal with Japanese swords in general is that the workmanship of a smith has to be reduced to its most important characteristics which can be seen on the majority of his works. It is here that this work comes into play, with the motive to provide more concretely described reference examples. Unique is that – depending on the blade – former participant’s kantei bids are also addressed. This means that one’s own approach and attempt at attributing a blade may also be comprehended. With the 273 introduced shinto and shinshinto blades, this volume constitutes an extensive reference work. The order starts for shinto with Kyoto, Edo and Settsu, and for shinshinto with Edo.< Less
All About Shinto: The Indigenous Religion of Japan By College Guide World
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Shinto or Shintoism, also kami-no-michi, is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the people of Japan. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between... More > present day Japan and its ancient past. Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written historical records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 8th century. Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified "Shinto religion", but rather to disorganized folklore, history, and mythology. Shinto today is a term that applies to public shrines suited to various purposes such as war memorials, harvest festivals, romance, and historical monuments, as well as various sectarian organizations< Less
TENSHIN SHŌDEN KATORI SHINTŌ RYŪ BUDŌ KYŌHAN By Yoshio Sugino, Kikue Itō
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Having been taught for almost 600 years, Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu is one of the oldest Japanese martial arts. This is the first English translation of the book, which was originally published... More > in Japan in 1941. With its many pictures and texts it presents the Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu’s basic techniques and kata with the sword (iai-jutsu, ken-jutsu), bo (bo-jutsu) and the naginata (naginata-jutsu) in great depth. This book also describes the relevance and the aim of budo and budo training methods to the reader, as well as the essential basics of budo (kamae, ma-ai, metsuke, zanshin, munen-muso, etc.). Additionally, it provides information on the origin and history of the Katori Shinto Ryu style, which was founded by Iizasa Choisai Ienao sensei (1387 – 1488). This book is complemented by historical and biographical texts written by Yoshio Sugino. Both the 20th Soke of the Katori Shinto Ryu Yasusada Iizasa sensei and Yukihiro Sugino sensei have also kindly provided a preface.< Less