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The first episode in PBS’ series about Japanese history looks at the Momoyama period of civil war through Nobunaga to Hideyoshi and tells of the rise of Tokugawa Ieasu and ends with the siege of Osaka castle in 1615. (Account Required)
The second episode in PBS’ series about Japanese history covers the Tokugawa Shogunate from 1603 to the Shimabara rebellion in 1638, which led to the closure of Japan under Ieasu’s grandson. (Account Required)
Historian Anthony Ucerle from Oxford University looks at the life and influence of the Jesuit missionary, Matteo Ricci who sought to convert the Chinese people to Christianity.
- Track the voyages made by Zheng He to Southeast Asia, India, Arabia and