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Back From My Journey to Japan: A Review of Shogun

Shogun was not at all what I expected and in this case it was a pleasant surprise.  I went into it expecting a swashbuckling adventure full of western attempts to colonize the East, lots of sword and gun fighting as the conquering westerners came to civilize and bring order to a heathen and pagan land.  The book turned out to be nothing of the sort.  Continue reading

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