This week, we’ll discuss the arrival of William Adams, the reversal of fortune for Spain and Catholicism in Asia, and the suppression of Christianity by the Tokugawa. We’re also going to discuss the legacy of Japan’s Christian century, and how it relates to our conception of history.
Listen to the episode here.
Boxer, C.R. The Christian Century in Japan.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan, Vol II (1334-1614)/ Vol III (1614-1867)
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