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History of Japan

Isaac Meyer

Education, Higher Education

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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.

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Episode 48 - The Emperor's Own, Part 4

April 12th, 2014

Episode 48 of 176 episodes

In this final segment on the rise of the imperial military to power, we'll discuss the process by which the military hijacked Japan's foreign policy and shut down the democratic process. After this was done, the army briefly turned on itself before taking the final plunge into a war with China.

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