This week, we tackle the life of one of Japan’s most interesting women, who rose from obscure origins to become a major power player in the early Tokugawa period: Saito Fuku, better known as Lady Kasuga.
Seigle, Cecilia and Linda Chance. Ooku: The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women.
Sadler, A.L. Shogun: The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Totman, Conrad. Politics in the Tokugawa Bakufu, 1600-1843.