Japan and Samurai Culture
Lecture no. 23 from the course: Years that Changed History: 1215
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Mongol culture affected huge swaths of the world, including Japan. After reflecting on the feudal structure of Japan in the 13th century, Professor Armstrong traces the rise of the shoguns, which is rooted in the 1185 conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans. Examine the history of shoguns, the samurai, and more.