History of Japan

Isaac Meyer

Education, Higher Education

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Higher Education 29
Education 193

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 3 - The First Capitol

April 13th, 2013

Episode 3 of 203 episodes

Today we will be discussing the Asuka and Nara periods, and the formation of a centralized, Chinese-style government based in a permanent capitol city. There's intrigue, backstabbing, and stories about poop; should be fun!

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