Antony Cummins is a world-renowned Ninja historian. His background as an archaeologist gives him unique insight into the mysterious world of the historical Ninja and Samurai. Cummins' works include translations of the most authentic Ninja documents available to modern researchers and readers. He is the author of several books on Ninja and Japanese warfare, including: True Path of the Ninja, The Book of Ninja, Iga and Koka Ninja Skills, The Secret Traditions of the Shinobi, In Search of the Ninja, Samurai War Stories and The Book of Samurai.
Antony Cummins is a samurai of the mind: he cuts through myth to
reveal the truth. --John Man, author of Samurai: The Last
Antony Cummins is one of today's most notable Samurai and Ninja researchers. His fresh viewpoint and meticulous investigations are deeply stimulating to my own Ninja studies. --Professor Yamada Yuji, Mie University, Japan
Highly recommended for anyone eager to learn the whole truth (good, bad, and ugly) about these fascinating historical figures. --Midwest Book Review
I found the book to be easy to pick up and absorb... Samurai and Ninja is a great choice. --Armchair General magazine
If you are new to reading about samurai or ninja, this is definitely your book. It gives you an excellent foundation to build further information on top of. I enjoyed the book, it has a lot of good information, and I appreciate the enthusiastic tenor of the book. --Martial Thoughts blog
One of the most exciting scholars in his field, Antony Cummins has successfully built on a detailed knowledge of his subject to become both a leading authority and a skilled communicator. He has an unswerving ability to make history fresh and vivid, while staying grounded in meticulous research--a rare gift. --Jonathan Elliott, Documentary Film Producer