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In 1613, four low-ranking Japanese samurai, accompanied by a Spanish priest who was to act as interpreter, set sail for Mexico on an unprecedented mission to bargain for a Catholic crusade through Japan in exchange for Japanese trading rights with the west. The chief envoy Samurai, Hasekura Rokuemon, is determined to please his feudal overlords. The samurai for their part, have no choice in the matter but hope to gain favour by the success of their efforts. The priest, Father Pedro Velasco is, however, ambitious and ...

The Samurai 2018, New Directions Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9780811227902

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The Samurai 2017, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241307465

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The Samurai 2011, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720613537

2nd Revised edition

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The Samurai 2010, Oasis Audio

ISBN-13: 9781598597431

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Samurai 2004, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720611854


The Samurai 1997, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811213462

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Samurai 1984, Vintage Books USA

ISBN-13: 9780394727264

Aventura edition

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The Samurai 1982, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780068598527


The Samurai 1982, Peter Owen Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9780720605594