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A Concise History of the Samurai

This is from a class I once taught on an education site. I provide it for free. It is, as the topic implies, a concise history that takes the big picture view that puts all the little details in context. … Continue reading

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Profiles in Bushido: Takeda Shingen, “Kai no Tora”

Takeda Shingen (武田信玄) 1521-1573 Dubbed “The Tiger of Kai” (Kai Province), Takeda Shingen was a legendary military strategist during the Sengoku Jidai (戦国時代), the Civil War Period of Japan that lasted for a century. Born as the eldest son of a … Continue reading

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