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Unprecedented Change, In Our Time & Musashi's Time

On October 21st, 1600 the battle of Sekigahara established the Tokugawa Shogunate, a military dictatorship that effectively ended centuries of civil war in Japan. Over the next generation clans were merged, territories acquired and military budgets consolidated. 311 more words

By Bryan Nann

A Culture in Transition

Here are the opening paragraphs of a book written by a thoughtful American philosopher and cultural observer. I won’t give you his name or the date of the book. 472 more words