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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


Feb 19, 2016

In this episode, your hosts go back to basics and bust the popular myths of the Samurai.  They look at Loyalty, Honor, who could become Samurai, Seppuku, and other myths and misconceptions of the Samurai.  This  episode is part two of two.

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Mentioned in this podcast:

Conlan, Thomas. The Culture of Force and Farce: Fourteenth-Century Japanese Warfare No. 2000-2001. Harvard University, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, 2000.

 Conlan, Thomas D.  State of War: The Violent Order of Fourteenth-Century Japan Univ of Michigan Center for; illustrated edition edition (July 2003)

Friday, Karl. Samurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan (Warfare and History) Routledge; New edition edition (December 29, 2003)

Friday, Karl. Valorous butchers: The art of war during the golden age of the samurai Japan Forum. Vol. 5. No. 1. Taylor & Francis Group, 1993.

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