This week: why is a military failure worth 7 episodes of our time? The legacy of the Mongol invasions of Japan, explained.
Listen to the episode here.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan to 1334.
Conlan, Thomas. In Little Need of Divine Intervention.
Rossabi, Morris. Kublai Khan: His Life and Times.
Turnbull, Stephen. The Mongol Invasions of Japan of 1274-1281.
Adams, Ryon. Outfought and Outthought: Reassessing the Mongol Invasions of Japan.