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

Man, John, 1941- (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062222022 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062222023 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 288 p. : map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 0 copies at Haverhill Public Library.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Haverhill Public Library 355.548/Man J (Text) Non-Fiction Checked out 10/14/2015
Subject: Ninja > History.
Ninjutsu > History.

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