Seppuku

Seppuku

A History of Samurai Suicide

Book - 2011
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Charts the history of ritual samurai suicide from ancient times until the 20th century through a selection of thrilling samurai tales, both literary and historical. This title provides a lot of information. This book charts the history of ritual samurai suicide from ancient times until the 20th century through a selection of thrilling samurai tales, both literary and historical. It provides a lot of information that has not appeared in English before. The author has worked directly from original sources, such as medieval war tales, documents of the samurai clans, and
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9784770031426
4770031424
Branch Call Number: 394.880952/RANKIN
Characteristics: 255 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Seppuku
Alternative Title (Original Script): 切腹

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