The 47 Ronin Story is the unforgettable saga of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor's laws and faced certain destruction to avenge the disgrace and death of their master. The story begins in 1701, when Lord Asano is goaded into lashing out at a corrupt court official. Although the wound Asano inflicts is minimal, the Emperor's punishment is harsh - Lord Asano is ordered to commit seppuku, or ritual suicide. His lands are confiscated and his family is dishonored and exiled. His samurai now become ronin, or masterless, ...

The 47 Ronin Story 2012, Tuttle Shokai Inc, Kanagawa

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The 47 Ronin Story 2006, Tuttle Publishing, North Clarendon, Vt

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47 Ronin Story 1989, Tuttle Publishing

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