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  1. 1. By Sneha, Andrew, and Daniel Samuel, Robert T. The Samurai: The Philosophy of Victory . New York: Barn Noble Books, 2005.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Sharp samurai swords. </li></ul><ul><li>Had personality. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Moved swiftly and precisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Thought in advance. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Practice/train to perfection </li></ul><ul><li>Leads- perfection/enlightenment </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Seppuku - suicide </li></ul><ul><li>Sign of respect </li></ul><ul><li>Admit defeat </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Commits seppuku when going to be defeated. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Seppuku to have noble spirit/better second life </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>High moral swordsmiths </li></ul><ul><li>12+ folds </li></ul><ul><li>Curved </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/japb/hd_japb.htm
  9. 9. <ul><li>Swordsmiths-combined different hardness/carbon content steels </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/japb/hd_japb.htm
  10. 10. <ul><li>Flexible core- harder outer edge </li></ul><ul><li>Weighs 3- pounds </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/japb/hd_japb.htm
  11. 11. <ul><li>Armorsmiths made armor- used leather pieces </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/japb/hd_japb.htm
  12. 12. <ul><li>Armor- flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Takes 1+ year to make </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/knights/japan_sam_1.html
  13. 13. <ul><li>Rawhide overlapping- panels </li></ul><ul><li>Designed- show power/strength </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/decaa/hd_decaa.htm
  14. 14. <ul><li>All look different </li></ul><ul><li>Not usually much decoration </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>More decoration- higher classes </li></ul><ul><li>Decoration- use/function </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Armor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail Armor (chain mail) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plate armor </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Weapons/way to use- changed </li></ul><ul><li>Guns introduced </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Bows/arrow/horseback- swords, spears, naginata </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Works Cited </li></ul><ul><li>Byam, Mich-ele. Arms & Armor. New York: Knopf, 1988. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Arms and Armor Around the World Japan.&quot; Knights in Central Park . The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-2010. Web. 17 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>McGee, Mark. &quot;A Brief History Of The Samurai.&quot; 25 Dec. 1998.Web. 17 Feb. 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Breiding, Dirk H. &quot;The Decoration of Arms and Armor&quot;. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. Web. 17 Feb. 2010. </li></ul>

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