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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


 

Apr 11, 2012

In this episode, your hosts examine the development of fiat and commodity currencies in Ancient Japan and the strategies used by the ruling class to encourage the distribution of coinage, as well as methods used by the ruling class to generate wealth.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Kobata Atsushi. Coinage from the Kamakura Period through the Edo Period.Acta Asiatica 21 (1971). pp98-108.

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