Apologies for the delayed publication! This week on the podcast: the Nara Period! Japan has a new capital, and surely that means politics are about to change and become more stable, right…?
Show notes here.
Naoki, Kojiro “The Nara State”, and Koyu Sonoda “Early Buddha Worship”, in The Cambridge History of Japan, Vol 1: Ancient Japan.
Bender, Ross. “Emperor, Aristocracy, and the Ritsuryo State: Court Politics in Nara” in Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850, ed. Karl Friday.