Shogun

Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – The Campaign of Sekigahara – Extra History – #6 Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – The Campaign of Sekigahara – Extra History – #6

At last, the Sengoku Jidai nears its close, but not without one final grand chapter. The year is 1598, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the second great unifier of Japan, has just died. Leaving a counsel of five regents to guard his young son until he becomes of age to rule. By far, the greatest of these regents,…

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Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – Battle of Okehazama – Extra History – #1 Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – Battle of Okehazama – Extra History – #1

[Intro Music] Sengoku Jidai: The Warring States Period The time we think of when we think of samurai A time of self sacrifice, bravery, treachery and betrayal A time when the fate of great clans could turn in a day and peasants could rise up to become regent of all Japan A time filled with…

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Feature History – Meiji Restoration Feature History – Meiji Restoration

[Dramatic Japanese oriental music] BEAUTY AND HARMONY… GOVERNED BY ONE ETERNAL LAW… ALL THAT BEGINS… MUST END… THE REIGN OF THE SHOGUNATE IS OVER! Sorry, I always wanted to do that. [Intro music] Hello, and welcome to Feature History, featuring the Meiji Restoration… or, more accurately, Meiji’s Cabinet’s Restoration. The boy was still trying to…

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Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34 Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about nationalism, the most important global phenomenon of the nineteenth century and also the phenomenon responsible for one of the most commented-upon aspects of Crash Course, my globes being out of date. USS “R” not a country! [Explosion noise.]…

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