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History: Shogunate Japan

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Useful books from the NCC

Japan under the Shoguns, 1185-1867     Tokugawa Ieyasu     Japan : a short history   From Buke to Bushi : medieval Japan   

The Japanese samurai     The ways of the Samurai

Video: The Will of the Shogun

JapanMemoirs of a Secret Empire brings to life the unknown story of a mysterious empire, its relationship with the West, and the forging of a nation that would emerge as one of the most important countries in the world.

Episode Two: The Will of the Shogun - The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan's warlords and expels all foreigners.


Production Year: 2004

Duration: 53:05

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