The Chushingura incident (24 words)
Historical Context Note
What becomes known as 'The Chushingura Incident' takes place in Japan, when Kira Yoshinaka is murdered by supporters of the dead Lord of Ako.17024 The Chushingura incident 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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Editors. "The Chushingura incident". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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