By John Stevens. 6"x 9.5", 253 pages, paperback. A pictorial biography of Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido. Ueshiba (1883-1969) was a visionary whose quest for the true meaning of warriorship led to the creation of the martial art Aikido "The Art of Peace". Ueshiba is considered by many to be the greatest martial artist in the history of the art. Two hundred photographs and selected texts document Ueshiba's amazing life and influences. A great internal artist.