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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


Jun 16, 2012

In this episode we discuss the structure of the Tokugawa government during the Edo period. We examine if Japan was a unified nation-state, a confederacy, or a feudal system, and how much control Daimyo actually had over their own lands. We also look at how individuals may have identified with their region and Japan as a...

Jun 2, 2012

In part 2 of our interview with Trevor Absolon we continue our discussion on Samurai armor.   Trevor talks about the different approaches to collecting Samurai armor, advice for potential collectors, as well as comments on such things as Kawari Kabuto and armor with “battle damage”, and a whole lot more.