Via Issac Meyer History of Japan Podcast – Episode 240 All in the Family, Part 2

This week, we cover the sengoku era history of the Shimazu clan, and their meteoric ascent from minor lords to major ones in the span of a few decades. Plus, the Tokugawa and the Shimazu, the role of sugar in the Shimazu clan’s fortunes, and the invasion of the Ryukyu islands. It’s a packed episode!…

via Episode 240 – All in the Family, Part 2 — Isaac Meyer