History of Japan
Episode 84 - A Day in the Life of Rural Edo Japan
Jan 10, 2015 · 23 min
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This week, we go back to address a glaring flaw from episode 10: my total lack of discussion of the countryside. Rural life in the Edo Period involved a lot more than simply farming from dawn to sunset, and this week we'll get into exactly what it meant to be a peasant in the golden age of the samurai.

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