Columbia University Representations of Samurai Essay

Columbia University Representations of Samurai Essay

Columbia University in the City of New York

Question Description

 

Compare and contrast the representations of what it meant to be samurai observed in the book Musui’s Story and the films Ghost Dog and Samurai Rebellion

Musui Story (Katsu Kokichi) (book)

Ghost Dog: The way of the samurai (film)

Samurai Rebellion (1967 film)

Topics to include

-Early modern Japan culture

-Sankin Korai (Tokugawa Culture)

-Shogun and Daimo