This week, we look at the flip side of the chaos of the Sengoku era in the form of two clans that rose to prominence from obscurity during the age of civil war. The first half is focused on the Mori family of western Honshu, while the second is focused on the Date, from the island’s remote north.
Mass, Jeffery P. The Bakufu in Japanese History.
Sansom, George B. A History of Japan, 1334-1615.
Gedacht, Anne Giblin. Tohoku Unbounded: Regional Identity and the Mobile Subject in Prewar Japan