Throughout the history of Japan’s Samurai, we can see a constant tradition of collecting and displaying defeated enemy heads. This Shogunate Extra video seeks to dive deeper into that history, as we learn of its origins and evolution.
-“Samurai Battles” By Michael Sharp
-“Samurai: The Way of the Warrior” by Stephen Turnbull
-“The Samurai Warrior” by Ben Hubbard
-“War in Japan: 1467 – 1615” by Stephen Turnbull
Two Excellent web sources:
“Bryce” by Toru Takemistu
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