OUR E-LIBRARY



Our JCC's E-Library holds a good collection of music, movie, anime and other Japanese documentary DVDs as well as books relating to Japanese innovation and culture, free for reference by the public. Our e-Library is also installed with computers and audio-visual equipment for visitors to enjoy the materials in the comfort of the library. Here you can browse the E-Library's full catalogue, or explore the different categories that is available.

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LEGENDS OF THE SAMURAI
By HIROAKI SATO


Over the decades the reputation of the samurai has grown to mythical proportions, owing to such films as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai and Yojimbo as well as works such as James Clavell's epic Shogun. In Legends of the Samurai, Hiroaki Sato confronts both the history and the legend of the samurai, untangling the two to present an authentic picture of these legendary warriors.

Through his masterful translations of original samurai tales, laws, dicta, reports, and arguments accompanied by insightful commentary, Sato chronicles the changing ethos of the Japanese warrior from the samurai's historical origins to his rise to political power.

A fascinating look at Japanese history as seen through the evolution of the samurai, Legends of the Samurai stands as the ultimate authority on its subject.

 
 
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