Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.
Ch. 1. Martial Arts and Japanese Culture Pt. I. Swordsmanship. Ch. 2. Early Tradition. Ch. 3. From Self Protection to Self Perfection in the Early and Mid Tokugawa. Ch. 4. Sporting Element in the Late Tokugawa Pt. II. Archery. Ch. 5. Way of the Bow and Arrow. Ch. 6. Quest for Records in the Tokugawa Pt. III. Armed Martial Arts Today. Ch. 7. Swordsmanship and Archery: The Modern Transformation. Ch. 8. Martial and Other Japanese Arts.