Links & Useful websites
Please click here for a list of useful websites. These websites have been researched and selected for you by the MPSC library staff.
Japan: The Tokugawa (1600-1868)
Edo is the old name for Tokyo
The Samurai : a brief history
Timeline of Ancient Japan: From 300 BC-1945, the timeline provides fast facts & infomation about Japan. The most important events of the country detailed together with related historical events arranged in chronological order.
Very detailed history of Japan under the Shoguns
Japanese Bushido: the way of the warrior
Japanese Bushido: The way of the warrior has great images and information on:
- the meaning of Bushido
- Bushido and Samurai
- the idea of seppuki
- the seven virtues of Bushido
- Bushido and its relationship with Confusianism and Zen Buddhism
- Major figures in Bushido