The Book of Five Rings (Paperback)
Bantam, 9780553351705, 156pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 1992
Translated by V. Harris. Japan's answer to the Harvard MBA...Written over three centuries ago by a Samurai warrior, the book has been hailed as a limitless source of psychological insight for businessmen-or anyone who relies on strategy and tactics for outwitting the competition.
About the Author
Miyamoto Musashi, born Shinmen Takezo, was the author of The Book of Five Rings, an insightful text on the subtle art of confrontation and victory. Musashi was a famed swordsman who claimed to have defeated his first opponent at the age of thirteen. He wrote that he engaged in sixty duels without suffering a single defeat, and was noted for his skill at handling two swords at once.