This week, we’re going to take a look at the man credited with one of the greatest epochal changes in Japanese history: the shift from imperial to samurai government in the late 12th century. It’s time for the life and legacy of Minamoto no Yoritomo!
Listen to the episode here.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan to 1334.
Friday, Karl F, Editor. Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850.
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