x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Seppuku A History of Samurai Suicide

ISBN-10: 4770031424
ISBN-13: 9784770031426
Edition: 2011
Authors: Andrew Rankin
List price: $24.95 Buy it from $11.91
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

New Starting from $20.12
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Psychology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Kodansha America, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Andrew Rankin is a Japan scholar studying for his Ph.D. on Yukio Mishima at Cambridge University, in the U.K. He lived in Japan for twenty years and attended Tokyo University. Rankin worked as a translator at the National Institute of Japanese Literature in Tokyo; his work includes Snakelust by Kenji Nakagami, published by KI in 1998.

Author's Note
Introduction: Aesthetics of Seppuku
History of Seppuku to 1600
Ancient Texts
Minamoto no Tametomo
Medieval War Tales
Seppuku as Execution
Kaishaku
Nishina Morinobu
Shimizu Muneharu
Shibata Katsuie
Sen no Rikyu
Toyotomi Hidetsugu
The Seppuku Ritual
Seppuku Ritual Protocols
Types of Seppuku
History of Seppuku after 1600
Junshi Martyrdom
The Principle of Dual Blame
The Ako Incident
The 1700s: Urban Dandies and Paper Fans
The Kiso Anti-flood Project
The 1800s: �Revere the Emperor, Expel the Barbarians!�
The Aizu White Tigers
Revolt of the League of the Divine Wind
Nogi Maresuke
Paradigms
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×