History of Japan

Isaac Meyer

Education, Higher Education

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Education 111
Higher Education 19

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 86 - The Way of the Gods, Part 2

January 24th, 2015

Episode 87 of 170 episodes

This week we move into Japan's imperial period; what was the relationship between Shinto and a government which claimed its legitimacy in part from an emperor descended from one of the kami? What was the reality of "State Shinto", and who really led the charge to integrate church and state in Japan? All that and more, this week!