This week: how did the overseas slave trade from Japan continue despite a Portuguese ban? How was the trade finally ended? And what can we learn from this dark history?
De Sousa, Lucio. The Portuguese Slave Trade in Early Modern Japan: Merchants, Jesuits, and Japanese, Chinese and Korean Slaves.
Nelson, Thomas. “Slavery in Medieval Japan.” Monumenta Nipponica 59, No 4 (Winter, 2004).
Boscaro, Adriana. “Toyotomi Hideyoshi and the 1587 Edicts Against Christianity.” Oriens Extremus 20, No 2 (December, 1973).