This week, we’re going to discuss the topic of swordsmanship and kendo in modern Japan. We’ll talk about where modern traditions of swordsmanship came from, and why kendo retains such a popular grip on modern Japan.
Listen to the episode here.
Meyer, Isaac. Soul of a Nation: Swordsmanship in Japan’s Modern Period. BA Thesis, Wesleyan University, 2010.
I have always wanted to do that.