Edo Period guidebook to personal, social and professional standards based on the Bushido code of conduct. Bushido Shoshinsu is divided into three parts and fourty-four chapters, touching on such subjects as "Education", "Horsemanship", and "Dealing with Emergencies". Written by Confucian scholar and military theorist Taira Shigesuke (1639-1730).
- Shigesuke, Tiara. Trans. Cleary, Thomas. Code of The Samurai: A Modern Translation of Bushido Shoshinsu. 1990, Tuttle Publishing: Boston, Massassachusetts.