June 2, 2020

After the death of Uesugi Kenshin in 1578, Echigo province erupted into internal conflict over leadership succession within the Uesugi Clan. As Japan's Sengoku Jidai period of warring states raged Echigo was divided, the Uesugi weakened, and both were consumed by competing external powers.

Sources Used:
-“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


Music from:
-“Zoku” by Kodo
-Samurai Warriors 2: Empires (Owned by Koei Tecmo)
-“Symphonic Ode : Gotama the Buddha” by Akira Ifukube

-The Samurai Portraits used are from the “Nobunaga's Ambition” Series and are the property of Koei Tecmo.
-Classical art, which in most cases can be considered public domain.
-Art from Osprey Publications.
-Other modern artist renditions, if you see your work in this video please contact me so that I can give you proper credit!


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