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[Reading] ➿ Seppuku By Andrew Rankin – Chickenshedcafe.uk 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 theThe 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 Author Andrew Rankin takes us from the first recorded incident of seppuku by the goddess Aomi in the eighth century through the golden age of seppuku in the sixteenth century th.

At includes the suicides of Shibata Katsuie Sen no Riky? and Toyotomi Hidetsugu up to the seppuku of General Nogi Maresuke in 1912Drawing on never before translated medieval war tales samurai clan documents and execution handbooks Rankin also provides a fascinating look at the seppuku ritual itself explaining the correct protocol and etiuette for seppuku different stomach cutting procedures types of swords attire location even what kinds of refreshment should be served at the seppuku ceremony The book ends with a collection of uotations from authors and c.

Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó

Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó

seppuku kindle Seppuku PDF/EPUBAt includes the suicides of Shibata Katsuie Sen no Riky? and Toyotomi Hidetsugu up to the seppuku of General Nogi Maresuke in 1912Drawing on never before translated medieval war tales samurai clan documents and execution handbooks Rankin also provides a fascinating look at the seppuku ritual itself explaining the correct protocol and etiuette for seppuku different stomach cutting procedures types of swords attire location even what kinds of refreshment should be served at the seppuku ceremony The book ends with a collection of uotations from authors and c.

10 thoughts on “Seppuku

  1. Stephen Douglas Rowland Stephen Douglas Rowland says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBThis little book is surprisingly enjoyable considering the subject matter Rankin is a rather witty writer and a knowledgeable one too


  2. William Akana William Akana says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBSuch a vital part of remembering my past The sheer will to disembowel oneself for the conviction of an idea To die slowly and painfully for a concept that puts the self secondary before family dignity and service The volition is unreal and in my opinion by sheer magnitude within the culture unmatched in history Imagine if this kind of conviction were harnessed today for the service of makin


  3. Blake Wardell Blake Wardell says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBA fascinating topic ruined by sub par writing and lack of historical accuracy uick and easy enough to read and it does give a nice broad into the history of Seppuku so it wasn't a complete waste of time


  4. Amir Hossein Fassihi Amir Hossein Fassihi says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBEverything you needThis book is a great reference on Seppuku and many historical examples for the ritual Very well researched book that is a window into a part of the samurai culture


  5. - MALAKHI- - MALAKHI- says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBSuch a great book Insightful although limited in depth analysis This book offers a plethora of useful info and footnoted research notes if one so chooses to further study this ancient culture of ritual evisceration


  6. Stephen Wong Stephen Wong says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBA scholarly work on the subject and practice of seppuku in Japanese society the book is a good compilation and update on if not as th


  7. Anthony Anthony says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBThis is a very good study of the subjectThe author goes through the history of the subject referring at all times to source documents rather than common ideasIn particular this book makes it clear that suppuku has existed for very different reasons at different timesThe only noticeable omission is that it does not cover of the end of World War II


  8. D. Redhawk D. Redhawk says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBVery well researched and documented book on Japanese history Rankin searches far back into the distant history and shows where the cultural act of seppeku probably began tracing it through time The book is very scholarly and a bit dry i


  9. Steph Steph says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBSometimes funny sometimes gross but well worth the time


  10. Jessie B. Jessie B. says:

    Kindle Andrew Rankin ó Seppuku ePUB à ó seppuku kindle, Seppuku PDF/EPUBFascinating if a little morbid


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