Books tagged: ronin

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In Honor's Shadow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
What use is honor without victory? The Wolf Clan stands divided amid a bitter civil war. For years the noble Hayashi Family has struggled to wrest control of the clan from their rivals, the Hitomi, but one disastrous battle has exhausted their power. Now now two members of the clan, Shiro and Hayashi Seiko, must decide what role they shall play in the upcoming conflict.
Autumn Leaves: A Novel of Old Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young ronin arrives in Edo and is immediately accused of committing a string of arsons in the city of paper and wood. The firechief is convinced that he is guilty, and will stop at nothing to prove his point. Meanwhile the firechief is in love with a geisha and plans to marry her, despite her plans to live the life of an artist. The chief's young sister is desperate to find a suitable husband.
Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S. - Japan Relations: American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-between - World War II, Ogasawara, Kazan, Shogun, Chichi Jima Life, Marcus Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book is first and foremost a study on the "intra-alliance" dynamics in which one country, the United States, continued to occupy and administer islands that were recognized as Japanese territory.
An Essay on "A Book of Five Rings" by Miyamoto Musashi
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Angela B. Mortimer. Categories: Essay » Literature
Using the combined Philosophy of Zen, Shinto and Confucianism, this book can be applied not just to Martial Arts but all areas of life. The book demonstrates you have to be committed completely to all the areas of life that you participate in.
Six Days in Matsugi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Six Days in Matsugi is a Japanese period drama about one ronin, one village and one week. Written as a sister story to Six Days in Malt Springs, Matsugi is nonetheless a standalone work and counted as Volume Six in the Year of the Horse Anthology, a collection of monthly short stories by Timothy J. Meyer, released in 2014.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
Duel at Strolling Ponds
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
Duel at Strolling Ponds is the second installment in The Tales of Katsume Shogoro, masterless samurai, and last surviving member of his family. Shogoro’s quest is to restore his clan’s lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.
A Ronin's Honor
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
A short tale of the ronin Katsume Shogoro. Shogoro is the last surviving member of his family. His quest is to restore his family's lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.