Of interest to martial artists and business readers alike, this book reveals the principles of the ancient Japanse fighting arts. It gives timely insight into the connection between these arts and Japan's formidable business acumen, as it explores such principles as reliance on finesse rather than brute strength, and the ability to win by appearing to yield.
E.J. Harrison spent twenty years in Japan as a journalist. The author of nine books, he has edited and translated The Complete Seven Katas of Judo, also available from The Overlook Press.