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Coroner's Report: Seppuku Video - Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration - HISTORY.com

Coroner's Report: Seppuku Video - Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration - HISTORY.com | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Seppuku was a ritual form of suicide used by samurai warriors to avoid surrender or atone for a shameful act. What were their painful final moments really like?
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Japanese Katana VS European Longsword - Samurai sword VS Knight Broadsword - YouTube

Japanese Katana VS European Longsword - Samurai sword VS Knight Broadsword. samurai katana tachi broad long sword tameshigiri war warrior knight load swordsm...
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Comparing Europe and Japans Medieval Periods by Stephen Shea | Humanities 360

Comparing Europe and Japans Medieval Periods by Stephen Shea | Humanities 360 | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Some people look at the Medieval periods of Japan and Europe and argue that the similarities were inevitable. They might see the similarities as evidence in support of a particular
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Tokugawa Ieyasu

Tokugawa Ieyasu | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it

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Samurai Kids Official Website

Samurai Kids Official Website | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it

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Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire . Enter Edo | PBS

Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire . Enter Edo | PBS | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Discover the Tokugawa Shogunate, an empire concealed from the western world for over 250 years. It is a story of peace through enforced isolation that enabled feudal Japan to flourish in a period of renaissance and development.

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BBC - Religions - Shinto: Shinto history

BBC - Religions - Shinto: Shinto history | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
This article explores the part Shinto has played in Japanese life and culture throughout the country's history, and its shared its spiritual, cultural, and political roles with Buddhism and Confucianism.

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Feudalism in Japan, Medieval Japanese societal structure, Medieval and early modern societies - Japan, History Year 8, NSW

Feudalism in Japan, Medieval Japanese societal structure, Medieval and early modern societies - Japan, History Year 8, NSW | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Feudalism in Japan, Medieval Japanese societal structure, Medieval and early modern societies - Japan, History, Year 8, NSW Introduction The time of rule by shoguns and warlords in Japan is referred to as the Japanese feudal period.

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Skwirk  access requires payment. However, as a teacher, you can apply for a free trial.

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Medieval Castle Layout: A Typical Castle Layout, Explaining Different Areas and Buildings

Medieval Castle Layout: A Typical Castle Layout, Explaining Different Areas and Buildings | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Understand the mechanics of Medieval castle layout, and the different areas and buildings in a typical Medieval castle. Includes a castle layout diagram from a castle in England; and descriptions of each building alongside its purpose.

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BBC - Religions - Shinto: Divinity of the Emperor

BBC - Religions - Shinto: Divinity of the Emperor | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
This article looks at the Japanese concept of the divinity of the Emperor.

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14 Facts about Class Identity in Feudal Japan

14 Facts about Class Identity in Feudal Japan | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Fourteen facts and examples about class identity and the four-tiered social system in feudal Japan. See examples that show the inner workings of Tokugawa Japan's social structure.

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Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Knights and Samurai: Comparing the Feudal Structures of Europe and Japan

Knights and Samurai: Comparing the Feudal Structures of Europe and Japan | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
The political structures that governed Japan and Europe during the Middle Ages had some interesting parallels, but there were also some important differences
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Overall comparison to Europe

Overall comparison to Europe | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
When you compare how the social class was structured in Japan and Europe, you can see that Japan had a better system, especially for the peasants. In Japan, the peasants were the not in the bottom...
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JAPAN, THE WEST AND DECLINE OF THE TOKUGAWA SHOGUNATE - Japan | Facts and Details

JAPAN, THE WEST AND DECLINE OF THE TOKUGAWA SHOGUNATE - Japan | Facts and Details | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it

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Samurai and Bushido

Samurai and Bushido | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
The samurai were members of a powerful military caste in
feudal Japan who rose to power in the service of the powerful landowners who backed the military dictator, or shogun.

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Go Social Studies Go!

Go Social Studies Go! | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it
Who says that learning has to be lame? Take the boring out of those old Social Studies books add in cool stories, links, and videos, and you get Go Social Studies Go.

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Feudal Japan has resources to help with your essay

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Go to the Feudal Japan page for more resources.

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History of Shoguns: Dynasty of Tokugawa Shoguns (1603-1868)

History of Shoguns: Dynasty of Tokugawa Shoguns (1603-1868) | Shogunate Japan | Scoop.it

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Brief history of the shoguns including related historical events.

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The Will of the Shogun

http://www.pbs.org/empires/ - The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan's warlords and expels all foreigners.

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