The code of the warrior : in history, myth, and everyday life


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Fields, Rick


Keyword(s):
War -- Moral and ethical aspects. Soldiers -- Conduct of life. Krieger Soziale Stellung Ethik Geschichte.


Year:
1991


Pages:
xi, 339 p.


Publisher:
Harper Perennial


Publisher location:
New York, NY


Accession number:
23692680


Label:
Box 132


Notes:
ill. ; 25 cm. The first people: warriors before war -- A deadly balance: the invention of the warrior -- The warrior-kings of Sumer -- The warrior's dilemma: the Indo-Europeans -- The bed of arrows: the Aryans from Arjuna to Asoka -- The Taoist solution -- Every open hand a sword: the martial arts in China -- In shining armor: of knights and chivalry -- The life-giving sword: the Samurai and Bushido -- A good day to die: Crazy Horse and the Sioux warrior -- The lone warrior: the American mission -- The woman warrior -- The warrior and the businessperson -- Bringing the warriors down to earth. Includes bibliographical references and index. Rick Fields. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: U22; Dewey: 172/.42


ISBN:
ISBN: 0060550600; 9780060550608; 006096605X (pbk.); 9780060966058 (pbk.) LCCN: 90-55986


Edition:
1st


Abstract:
Illustrates the enduring power and significance of the function of the warrior in society.


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