- Sep 15, 2019
- 3 min
The Emperor and the Shogun: Understanding Japanese History
I have so far covered some information about Tokugawa Ieyasu in three blog posts: The Glorious son of Japan, Resolution in Defeat and...
- Sep 10, 2019
- 4 min
Ieyasu as Shogun: setting up the succession
Tokugawa Ieyasu, the great unifier of Japan, became the Shogun (essentially military ruler) of Japan in 1603, three years after his...
- Aug 30, 2018
- 4 min
Resolution in defeat: the Ieyasu way
or How to win after being massacred on the battlefield, holding out with 120 Soldiers against 35,000 Takeda Shingen, the fearsome daimyo...
- Aug 24, 2018
- 5 min
Tokugawa Ieyasu, the glorious son of Japan
Tokugawa Ieyasu, the third and last unifier of Japan. Image source: sumpu.net Introduction Each and every single moment in the past has...