This week: was Japan’s 5th Tokugawa shogun really as crazy as everybody says?
Listen to the episode here.
Jansen, Marius. The Making of Modern Japan.
Bodart-Bailey, Beatrice. The Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi.
A solid Japan Times article on Tsunayoshi’s reign.
Some excerpts from the Greater Learning (Da Xue/Daigaku) for the curious.