History of Japan

Isaac Meyer

Education, Higher Education

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Higher Education 28

This podcast, assembled by a PhD student in History at the University of Washington, covers the entire span of Japanese history. Each week we'll tackle a new topic, ranging from prehistoric Japan to the modern day.


Episode 156 - Best of Frenemies, Part 2

July 9th, 2016

Episode 158 of 171 episodes

This week, Korea encounters the West. We'll introduce the early Western forays into Korea, explain how Japan came to sign the first unequal treaty with its neighbor, and look into the factionalization of the Korean royal court.

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