History of Japan

This week, we're talking about the story of a man whose story we don't really know: the imperial prince Shotoku, who despite being a near-unknown historically is one of the most legendary figures in Japanese history. How is that possible, and what does that say about his unique role and symbolism?

Show notes here.

Direct download: Episode_314_mixdown.mp3
Category:History -- posted at: 4:00am PST