How Japan's Imperial Family Rose to Power - Everyday Samurai

How Japan’s Imperial Family Rose to Power

The Yamato clan was one among many in ancient Japan. Through a combination of political cunning and military ruthlessness, they arose to become the world's longest continuous Imperial Family, one that continues to this day.

This is also the beginning of the Kofun Period, where people built massive mound tombs for their dead leaders. These tombs were hundreds of meters long and required enormous manpower and years to build. The Yamato clan built a special type of kofun that other clans emulated.

History of Japan (250 AD to 710) playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tyh7KY98Jc&list=PLOWnSFzV-C9YAWxI_fq2tcg02-YWJA0g6

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Alexander the Great: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%CE%98%CE%B5%CF%83%CF%83%CE%B1%CE%BB%CE%BF%CE%BD%CE%AF%CE%BA%CE%B7_2014_(The_Statue_of_Alexander_the_Great)_-_panoramio.jpg by Nikolai Karaneschev
Fujinoki kofun: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fujinoki-kofun_Ikaruga_Nara_Pref01bs5s3840.jpg by 663highland
Haniwa cylinders: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Periodo_kofun,_haniwa,_cilindri,_VI_sec.JPG by sailko

Ending Music by Eric Taylor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdJIE9lzNIQ

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1. Premodern Japan: A Historical Survey: https://amzn.to/2K9maeH
2. Cambridge History of Japan: https://amzn.to/2EKM0Tc
3. A History of Japan to 1334: https://amzn.to/2H1rhfC
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