How to Be a Samurai Warrior

Hardcover | June 1, 2005

byFiona Macdonald

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Can you handle a horse? Are you skillful with a bow? Are you brave in the face of danger? Will you wear this smelly, lice-infested armor with dignity? Have you truly earned the respect and honor shown to the samurai? Are you of honorable lineage? Will you show absolute loyalty to your lord? Do you understand that dishonor will bring death—by that same sword that you must sleep beside every night of your life? Are you ready to rise in rank?

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Can you handle a horse? Are you skillful with a bow? Are you brave in the face of danger? Will you wear this smelly, lice-infested armor with dignity? Have you truly earned the respect and honor shown to the samurai? Are you of honorable lineage? Will you show absolute loyalty to your lord? Do you understand that dishonor will bring de...

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and adult education, and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics, including Ancient Rome.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11.16 × 8.22 × 0.37 inPublished:June 1, 2005Publisher:NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETYLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0792236181

ISBN - 13:9780792236184

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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