The Isle of Murakami Pirates: Innoshima Folktales and Legends ~ Folklore from Geiyo Islands, Seto Inland Sea, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan


Title: The Isle of Murakami Pirates: Innoshima Folktales and Legends

Author: Translated by Kazumi Taguchi
Illustrator: illustrations by Hiroki Murakami

Description: Softcover. Covers show light handling. Clean and unmarked. Illustrations. 60, [2] pages. 8.3 x 5.8 inches. One copy located on OCLC (National Diet Library, Tokyo).

15 folktales and oral legends collected on the island of Innoshima, located within the Geiyo Islands of the Seto Inland Sea (Hiroshima Prefecture). Includes some anecdotes associated with the Murakami Pirates, renowned for their bravery from the Muromachi period (1336-1573) and the Sengoku period (1467-1568). These tales, translated here by Kazumi Taguchi, are mainly from a collection edited in Japanese by local school children with assistance from senior citizens.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: n.p.
Place: [Japan]
Year: 1989

Language: English

Keywords: Innoshima-shi, tales, Japan, Hiroshima, Seto Inland Sea, Geiyo Islands, Shigei,

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