Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

This site is a companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program about “commanding shoguns and fierce samurai warriors, exotic geisha and exquisite artisans all [of whom] were part of a Japanese renaissance between the 16th and 19th centuries.” The site features a timeline, a map and images of travel along the Tokaido road, information about characters of the period, and interactive activities. Also … [ Read more ]