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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


Oct 2, 2016

Jaredd Wilson joins the podcast to take us through a history of the martial arts from ancient cultural traditions, to the advent of sport martial arts in the 19th and 20th centuries, to the future of the martial arts.

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Jul 30, 2016

We're back again with JapanThis! blogger Marky Star.  We talk to him about his blog, his new podcast, and his new Japanese history tours that he runs out of Tokyo.

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Jun 5, 2016

Marky Star of the Japan This! Blog and podcast talks about the origin of locations within Setagaya in Tokyo, and their ties to legends of the Samurai.


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Apr 11, 2016

The Rogue Philosopher Jesse Workman is back to talk about the human perception of reality.  When reading history, it is easy to forget - or not even consider - that people 500 years ago weren't just more ignorant versions of ourselves; they experienced a reality wildly different from ours.  Their gods and...

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.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Conlan, Thomas. The Culture of Force and...