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Securing the allegiance of all surviving warrior lords, Tokugawa Ieyasu took over
the shogunate, and the long period of relative peace named after his family
began - peace, but not political unity. No truly centralised government was ever ...
10 The Buddhists resisted organised oppression well into the fourth decade of
the Tokugawa shogunate that began at the outset of the seventeenth century. An
early bestseller, KiyomizuMonogatari (The Tale ofKiyomizu), published in 1638, ...
shogunate was indeed afraid of more than political moves by Portugal. As a
result of the perceived threat to the established political order, the country was cut
off from contact with Westerners except for a handful of Dutch traders, who had ...
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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