1st Edition

The Heart of the Warrior Origins and Religious Background of the Samurai System in Feudal Japan

By Catharina Blomberg Copyright 1994

    Traces the development of the samurai, both in the way they regarded themselves and their role in society.

    Chapter 1 The Formation of a Warrior Nobility; Chapter 2 Bushi Attitudes Towards the Traditional Religions; Chapter 3 Duty, Privilege & Loyalty: Religious & Practical Concerns; Chapter 4 Bushidō: The Concept of Chivalry; Chapter 5 Bushi Influence on Culture and the Arts;


    Blomberg, Catharina