Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast

by The Samurai Archives Japanese History Page

Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 146
  • Last: 1 Mar 2018
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.

Episodes (146)

  • EP140 Discussion of the Nara Period Military Defense Statute P1
    EP140 Discussion of the Nara Period Military Defense Statute P1
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 37:12
    In this episode we talk 8th century Japanese military organization as stated in the Military Defense Statute of the Yoro code.  Part one of two. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?... Read more →
    In this episode we talk 8th century Japanese military organization as stated in the Military Defense Statute of the Yoro code.  Part one of two. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?... Read more →

  • EP139 Uesugi Kenshin Facts and Fictions - Guest Host Scott Patrick
    EP139 Uesugi Kenshin Facts and Fictions - Guest Host Scott Patrick
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 21:43
    In this episode, guest host Scott Patrick talks about various aspects of the facts and myths of legendary Sengoku Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin. Scott's Youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDx0cC-B-wE&list=PL2kqaN6M4aZ1zKeeqj17tF_MjBXZOiC... Read more →
    In this episode, guest host Scott Patrick talks about various aspects of the facts and myths of legendary Sengoku Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin. Scott's Youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDx0cC-B-wE&list=PL2kqaN6M4aZ1zKeeqj17tF_MjBXZOiC... Read more →

  • The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Tales of the Samurai #2
    The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Tales of the Samurai #2
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    Published: 31 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:01:31
     Everyone knows the tale of the 47 Ronin, right?  A stalwart band of righteous Bushido-inspired Samurai take revenge against a greedy and corrupt government official on behalf of their dead lord.  That's the story.  But what REALLY happened... Read more →
     Everyone knows the tale of the 47 Ronin, right?  A stalwart band of righteous Bushido-inspired Samurai take revenge against a greedy and corrupt government official on behalf of their dead lord.  That's the story.  But what REALLY happened... Read more →

  • EP137 Ouchi Clan Documents and the Battle of Funaokayama P2
    EP137 Ouchi Clan Documents and the Battle of Funaokayama P2
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    Published: 1 Dec 2017 Duration: 23:26
    Part 2 of our talk about the battle of Funaokayama, where the Ouchi and Rokkaku defeated the Hosokawa in 1511, and the primary source documents that Nate translated in this research. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/s... Read more →
    Part 2 of our talk about the battle of Funaokayama, where the Ouchi and Rokkaku defeated the Hosokawa in 1511, and the primary source documents that Nate translated in this research. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/s... Read more →

  • EP136 Ouchi Clan Documents and the Battle of Funaokayama P1
    EP136 Ouchi Clan Documents and the Battle of Funaokayama P1
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    Published: 4 Nov 2017 Duration: 43:10
    In this episode, Nate talks about the battle of Funaokayama, where the Ouchi and Rokkaku defeated the Hosokawa in 1511, and the primary source documents that he translated in this research. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patre... Read more →
    In this episode, Nate talks about the battle of Funaokayama, where the Ouchi and Rokkaku defeated the Hosokawa in 1511, and the primary source documents that he translated in this research. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patre... Read more →

  • Seppuku: Samurai Suicide - Tales of the Samurai #1
    Seppuku: Samurai Suicide - Tales of the Samurai #1
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    Published: 9 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:52:12
    In this episode, I go deep into the history of Samurai suicide: Seppuku, from it's legendary origins to the modern day.  All aspects of Seppuku are covered, from the proper methods, the ceremony, the types of cuts, as well as the physical a... Read more →
    In this episode, I go deep into the history of Samurai suicide: Seppuku, from it's legendary origins to the modern day.  All aspects of Seppuku are covered, from the proper methods, the ceremony, the types of cuts, as well as the physical a... Read more →

  • EP134 Double Harakiri - BONUS EPISODE 10
    EP134 Double Harakiri - BONUS EPISODE 10
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    Published: 30 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:12:56
    In this episode, Chris and Forest talk about the two versions of "Harakiri", the original directed by Masaki Kobayashi, and the remake directed by Takashi Miike. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shoppi... Read more →
    In this episode, Chris and Forest talk about the two versions of "Harakiri", the original directed by Masaki Kobayashi, and the remake directed by Takashi Miike. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shoppi... Read more →

  • EP133 Teaching Japanese History
    EP133 Teaching Japanese History
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    Published: 30 Jul 2017 Duration: 01:00:44
    This episode we talk to Mike Baker, who developed and taught a Japanese history class at the university level at Worcester State University. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?  Us... Read more →
    This episode we talk to Mike Baker, who developed and taught a Japanese history class at the university level at Worcester State University. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Shopping on Amazon.com?  Us... Read more →

  • EP132 Okinawa: Crossing the Meiji Divide P2
    EP132 Okinawa: Crossing the Meiji Divide P2
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    Published: 30 Jun 2017 Duration: 29:44
    In part two, Travis continues his discussion on the position Okinawa was put in during the late Edo period by the visiting Commodore Matthew Perry, and the complex associations between Okinawa, Japan, and China at the time. Support the podc... Read more →
    In part two, Travis continues his discussion on the position Okinawa was put in during the late Edo period by the visiting Commodore Matthew Perry, and the complex associations between Okinawa, Japan, and China at the time. Support the podc... Read more →

  • EP131 Okinawa: Crossing the Meiji Divide P1
    EP131 Okinawa: Crossing the Meiji Divide P1
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    Published: 30 May 2017 Duration: 43:05
    In this episode Travis talks about his research on Okinawa.  In part one, he talks about the position Okinawa was put in during the late Edo period by the visiting Commodore Matthew Perry, and the complex associations between Okinawa, Japan... Read more →
    In this episode Travis talks about his research on Okinawa.  In part one, he talks about the position Okinawa was put in during the late Edo period by the visiting Commodore Matthew Perry, and the complex associations between Okinawa, Japan... Read more →

  • EP130 Ninja Movies! An Interview with Mance Thompson
    EP130 Ninja Movies! An Interview with Mance Thompson
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    Published: 30 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:10:41
    This episode we talk to the world's foremost Japanese ninja movie researcher Mance Thompson about the history and development of Ninja movies in Japan and their spread to the United States. He also gives his recommendations for the best Jap... Read more →
    This episode we talk to the world's foremost Japanese ninja movie researcher Mance Thompson about the history and development of Ninja movies in Japan and their spread to the United States. He also gives his recommendations for the best Jap... Read more →

  • EP129 So You Want to be a Historian P2
    EP129 So You Want to be a Historian P2
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    Published: 22 Mar 2017 Duration: 01:07:17
    Last episode we talked about the process of finding and getting into a graduate program for Japanese history, and this episode we talk about what actually goes on in a Japanese history graduate program, and Nate talks about the various tran... Read more →
    Last episode we talked about the process of finding and getting into a graduate program for Japanese history, and this episode we talk about what actually goes on in a Japanese history graduate program, and Nate talks about the various tran... Read more →

  • EP128 So You Want to be a Historian P1
    EP128 So You Want to be a Historian P1
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    Published: 4 Jan 2017 Duration: 27:33
    In this episode we talk to Nate, who is currently in a PhD program for Japanese history/Asian studies.  If you are thinking about becoming a historian, or are applying to graduate programs already, this episode is for you.  We cover some of... Read more →
    In this episode we talk to Nate, who is currently in a PhD program for Japanese history/Asian studies.  If you are thinking about becoming a historian, or are applying to graduate programs already, this episode is for you.  We cover some of... Read more →

  • EP127 A History of the Martial Arts with Jaredd Wilson
    EP127 A History of the Martial Arts with Jaredd Wilson
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    Published: 2 Oct 2016 Duration: 54:05
    Jaredd Wilson joins the podcast to take us through a history of the martial arts from ancient cultural traditions, to the advent of sport martial arts in the 19th and 20th centuries, to the future of the martial arts. Support the podcast on... Read more →
    Jaredd Wilson joins the podcast to take us through a history of the martial arts from ancient cultural traditions, to the advent of sport martial arts in the 19th and 20th centuries, to the future of the martial arts. Support the podcast on... Read more →

  • EP126 Japan This! Marky Star Returns
    EP126 Japan This! Marky Star Returns
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    Published: 30 Jul 2016 Duration: 30:26
    We're back again with JapanThis! blogger Marky Star.  We talk to him about his blog, his new podcast, and his new Japanese history tours that he runs out of Tokyo. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Japa... Read more →
    We're back again with JapanThis! blogger Marky Star.  We talk to him about his blog, his new podcast, and his new Japanese history tours that he runs out of Tokyo. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Japa... Read more →

  • EP125 Japan This! Legends of Setagaya
    EP125 Japan This! Legends of Setagaya
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    Published: 5 Jun 2016 Duration: 30:30
    Marky Star of the Japan This! Blog and podcast talks about the origin of locations within Setagaya in Tokyo, and their ties to legends of the Samurai.  Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Japan This! Blog... Read more →
    Marky Star of the Japan This! Blog and podcast talks about the origin of locations within Setagaya in Tokyo, and their ties to legends of the Samurai.  Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives Japan This! Blog... Read more →

  • EP124 Philosophy of Gods and Monsters
    EP124 Philosophy of Gods and Monsters
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    Published: 11 Apr 2016 Duration: 01:04:31
    The Rogue Philosopher Jesse Workman is back to talk about the human perception of reality.  When reading history, it is easy to forget - or not even consider - that people 500 years ago weren't just more ignorant versions of ourselves; they... Read more →
    The Rogue Philosopher Jesse Workman is back to talk about the human perception of reality.  When reading history, it is easy to forget - or not even consider - that people 500 years ago weren't just more ignorant versions of ourselves; they... Read more →

  • EP123 Busting the Myths of the Samurai P2
    EP123 Busting the Myths of the Samurai P2
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    Published: 19 Feb 2016 Duration: 33:24
    In this episode, your hosts go back to basics and bust the popular myths of the Samurai.  They look at Loyalty, Honor, who could become Samurai, Seppuku, and other myths and misconceptions of the Samurai.  This  episode is part two of two. ... Read more →
    In this episode, your hosts go back to basics and bust the popular myths of the Samurai.  They look at Loyalty, Honor, who could become Samurai, Seppuku, and other myths and misconceptions of the Samurai.  This  episode is part two of two. ... Read more →

  • EP122 Busting the Myths of the Samurai P1
    EP122 Busting the Myths of the Samurai P1
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    Published: 19 Jan 2016 Duration: 43:49
    In this episode, your hosts go back to basics and bust the popular myths of the Samurai.  They look at Loyalty, Honor, who could become Samurai, Seppuku, and other myths and misconceptions of the Samurai.  This  episode is part one of two. ... Read more →
    In this episode, your hosts go back to basics and bust the popular myths of the Samurai.  They look at Loyalty, Honor, who could become Samurai, Seppuku, and other myths and misconceptions of the Samurai.  This  episode is part one of two. ... Read more →

  • EP121 Peasant Life During the Edo Period P2
    EP121 Peasant Life During the Edo Period P2
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    Published: 30 Dec 2015 Duration: 24:41
    In this episode we tackle the Edo peasantry, the millet grubbing dirt farmers and fish mongers that acted as the economic base of the Tokugawa Bakufu.  Part two of two. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives... Read more →
    In this episode we tackle the Edo peasantry, the millet grubbing dirt farmers and fish mongers that acted as the economic base of the Tokugawa Bakufu.  Part two of two. Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuraiarchives... Read more →