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Seppuku

Andrew Rankin

Seppuku

a history of samurai suicide

by Andrew Rankin

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seppuku,
  • Suicide,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-245) and index.

    StatementAndrew Rankin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6548.J3 R36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914503M
    ISBN 109784770031426
    LC Control Number2010041547

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For reasons that the author explains in the first volume, they constitute one book that was split into two due to pressures in the publishing issue/5(24).

The story of Patriotism centers around the experiences of Lieutenant Shinji Takeyama and his young wife, Reiko, and their ritualistic suicide following the Ni Ni Roku Incident, a mutiny against the Imperial Army in Their suicide is discussed in brief at the very beginning of the story, and then followed by an introduction to the characters and their daily : Yukio Mishima.

A kaishakunin (Japanese: 介錯人) is a person appointed to behead an individual who has performed seppuku, Japanese ritual suicide, at the moment of role played by the kaishakunin is called kaishaku ("nin" means person).

Aside from being spared prolonged anguish until death, both the condemned and those on hand to observe are spared the spectacle of the writhing death throes that.

The history of seppuku -- Japanese ritual suicide by cutting the stomach, sometimes referred to as hara-kiri -- spans a millennium, and came to be favored by samurai as an honorable form of death.

Here, for the first time in English, is a book that charts the history of seppuku from ancient times to the twentieth century through a collection of swashbuckling tales from history and literature.

Harakiri (切腹, Seppuku, ) is a Japanese jidaigeki (period-drama) film directed by Masaki story takes place between and during the Edo period and the rule of the Tokugawa tells the story of Hanshirō Tsugumo, a warrior without a lord.

At the time, it was common for masterless samurai, or rōnin, to request to commit seppuku (harakiri) in the Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi.

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A recent posting of an instructional diagram teaching how to perform seppuku has caught further caught the attention of people in countries around the world. Even on the internet, home of some of the most disturbing sights imaginable this age-old ritual retains its shock value.

The diagram outlines four different ways of cutting yourself up. B-Max and Seppuku are meant to be read together as one book and it's clear they are one story. From the beginning this has been a dark, near future, hard sci-fi story filled with characters ranging from truly awful to merely unlikable/5.

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Nonreaders of Part 1 will grasp, eventually, that ßehemoth, an archaic non-DNA microorganism from the. Seppuku, also known less formally as harakiri, is a form of ritual suicide that was practiced by the samurai and daimyo of Japan. It usually involved cutting the abdomen open with a short sword, which was believed to immediately release the samurai's spirit to the : Kallie Szczepanski.

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