Truth and Myth: a History of the Samurai
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 227 , Segment 1
Episode: Forgotten Mississippi Flood, Samurai, Booza
- Aug 8, 2019 8:00 pm
- 27:26 mins
Guest: Michael Wert, Associate Professor, East Asian History, Marquette University, and author, “Samurai: A Concise History” The history of the magnificent and powerful samurai, a symbol of Japan, is actually much more complicated and nuanced than we realize. Women and children even had their place in samurai culture.