Citi of Books proudly announces the publication of the book “Study of Japanese Swords: Chronological Study of Japanese Swords and Japanese History” by Yurie Endo Halchak. The book is now available for purchase at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other retail outlets.
Yurie Endo Halchak, the author, was raised in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; the family later moved to Kamakura. She graduated from Meiji University, received a bachelor’s degree in literature, and received a curatorship license. The internship for the curator license was done at Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (the Japanese Sword Museum, often called NBTHK) in Tokyo. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the California State University of Northridge.
Her study of Japanese swords began under the strong influence of her father, a metal-related manufacturing company owner who collected Japanese swords and other art objects. She studied Japanese swords in a study group run by a friend of his as well as at home with her father and his collection. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles.
“Study of Japanese Swords: Chronological Study of Japanese Swords and Japanese History” is a book that consists of a series of lectures on Japanese swords for those interested in learning Japanese swords. It explains how swords have changed in shape, hamon, and the surface of the metal over time and how historical events affected the styles as well as characteristics of the swords.
“Study of Japanese Swords: Chronological Study of Japanese Swords and Japanese History” by Yurie Endo Halchak is now available for purchase thru the links provided below:
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