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Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai

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A series of picaresque adventures set against the backdrop of a Japan still closed off from the rest of the world, Musui's Story recounts the escapades of samurai Katsu Kokichi. As it depicts Katsu stealing, brawling, indulging in the pleasure quarters, and getting the better of authorities, it also provides a refreshing perspective on Japanese society, customs, economy, and human relationships. From childhood, Katsu was given to mischief. He ran away from home, once at thirteen, making his way as a beggar on the great ...

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Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai
1991, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816512560

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Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai
1988, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816510351

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