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Book Condition: Very Good
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind and shows little to no wear. 320 pages, loaded with large color and b&w prints. Expanded and revised edition.
A leading film analyst deconstructs the key aspects of the Samurai film genre, discussing such themes as the use of violence and death and the significance of weapons and other elements, in an analysis that includes filmographies, a survey of Samurai history and myth, and a glossary of Japanese terms. 15,000 first printing.