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Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast


 

Jun 18, 2013

In part two of our podcast on the myth of Okinawan pacifism, we talk about the invasion of the Okinawan island chain by the Shimazu clan, and about the impressions that foreign sailors that landed on the shores of Okinawa thought about the islanders.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Kerr, George. Okinawa - The History of an Island People Tuttle Publishing; Original edition (October 1, 2000) http://astore.amazon.com/samurai-20/detail/0804820872

Smits, Gregory. Examining the Myth of Ryukyuan Pacifism http://www.japanfocus.org/-Gregory-Smits/3409

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