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Sengoku Daimyo's Chronicles of Japan is a Japanese history podcast where we will be going through a chronological history of Japan. We will start with prehistory and continue up through the Meiji period. Episodes are released as soon as they are available--working on a monthly release schedule.

Sengoku Daimyo's Chronicles of Japan is a Japanese history podcast where we will be going through a chronological history of Japan. We will start with prehistory and continue up through the Meiji period. Episodes are released as soon as they are available--working on a monthly release schedule.
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United States

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Sengoku Daimyo's Chronicles of Japan is a Japanese history podcast where we will be going through a chronological history of Japan. We will start with prehistory and continue up through the Meiji period. Episodes are released as soon as they are available--working on a monthly release schedule.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 5: Goggle Eyes and Wet Earwax

11/15/2019
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This episode will be our final look at the Jomon Period in Japan. Specifically we are focusing on the northern Jomon, in Tohoku and Hokkaido. We'll take a brief overview of this northern area throughout the Jomon period, and then focus on the transition from the Middle to Late and Final Jomon periods. We also have a treat this episode--we are getting our best glimpse yet of the people through the DNA of one of the women from Funadomari. We'll take a look at what we know about her, including...

Duration:01:49:57

Episode 4: Jomon v. the Volcano

11/1/2019
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This episode we'll cover the Jomon period down in Kyushu where we will look at the evolution of the culture and the disaster that befell this early bastion of Jomon society.

Duration:00:32:50

Episode 3: Boom and Bust in the Middle Jomon

10/15/2019
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This episode we'll continue with our exploration of the Jomon period, focusing specifically on the Middle Jomon in the area of Eastern Honshu. This was truly a fascinating period, and saw the largest population boom anywhere of a non-agrarian subsistence culture. We'll talk about why that is and look at some of the other cultural factors that we see in this area.

Duration:00:32:57

Episode 2: Jomon Period, Part 1

10/1/2019
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This episode kicks off a multi-part series on the Jomon period. Known to some as Japan's Neolithic period, and named for the distinctive cord-marked pottery found from sites of this time, the Jomon period in Japan spans thousands of years as humans on the archipelago moved from a nomadic to a more settled lifestyle, yet still before any widespread use of full scale agriculture. In this series we'll examine the early transitional phase into the growth of Jomon culture, we'll then look at the...

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 1: Prehistoric Japan

9/15/2019
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In this first episode, we will look at an overview of Japan during the Paleolithic period. We'll start with a look at the geological formation of the islands, and then talk about the first people who came over, starting about 40,000 years ago. We'll go into what we know about them and discuss a little bit of what life must have been like for them. This will take us most of the way through the Pleistocene, or Ice Age, period, right up to the period when the temperatures were just starting to...

Duration:01:34:31

Episode 0: Podcast Intro

8/30/2019
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This is the introductory episode to Sengoku Daimyo's Chronicles of Japan podcast. This is a history podcast where we'll be going through a chronological history of Japan, from Prehistory up to the Meiji Period.

Duration:00:12:30