Tag Archive | Japanese history

Excerpt from My New Novel, Silent Moon

Have you read Chapter One of Silent Moon yet? Here it is, and get ready for a blast!      He knew the man was dead. He felt the sword bite, though it might take a moment before it would register on him and the slain man would fall. The incessant din of mortar and bombardment […]

Silent Moon Book Cover Design

Here is a mock-up of the final Silent Moon book cover design. BOOK WILL BE SHIPPING AUGUST 1st. LAST CHANCE TO ORDER PRE-PRESS AT $16.95 USD w/ free shipping. Book will be $19.95 plus shipping after 8 /1. 344 pages 5.5 x 8.5. For $16.95 deal go to Paypal – hanshi422@earthlink.net. “Follow the creation and […]

New Book Forthcoming from Hanshi Stephen Kaufman

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Book of Five Rings Explained by Hanshi Kaufman – Part 3

Lesson 3 from Musashi’s Book of Five Rings by Hanshi Stephen Kaufman For more info on Hanshi Stephen Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Musashi’s Book of Five Rings

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 43

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 120

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 5

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 3

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Homage for Miyamoto Musashi – Haiku 42

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Controlling and Managing by Your Own Ability

Excerpt from The Shogun’s Scroll Shunko Zabayashi knew the importance of using his own resources when he effected a coup against his cousin in Tarama Province. He carefully thought about his actions before moving into position to take control of the clan. Although his cousin was a man of wealth, he was a squanderer, always insulting others who […]

How Power Comes to Be

Excerpt from The Shogun’s Scroll Power is a private matter, recently structured as new or passed from generation to generation, being subject to the fates and a man’s desire. The civil domain is maintained by means of subjecting the population by force, irrespective of appearance, and only works when there is respect for the leader. […]