History of Japan
Episode 131 - The Fall of the Samurai, Part 14
Jan 9, 2016 · 31 min
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In early 1868, the armies of the loyalists and the Tokugawa bakufu will clash outside Kyoto. We'll discuss the factors that led to the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, and why what was supposed to be a walk in the park for the Tokugawa turned into a complete disaster.

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