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Old 04 February 2016, 02:08 AM
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Japan The Most Entertaining Video on Japanís History You Will See

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Old 04 February 2016, 03:54 AM
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I just learnt more about Japan in that 10 minutes than I ever did at school.
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Old 04 February 2016, 11:07 AM
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That sort of brought it all together, didn't it?
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Old 04 February 2016, 05:15 PM
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In school, what I think I remember learning was: One day Matthew Perry sailed in and opened up Japan. They modernized, and later had a war with Russia which they pretty much won and Teddy Roosevelt helped negotiate the end. Then, World War II.

Everything prior to Perry? Not mentioned that I remember. (Though I mainly remember studying American history, so from that point of view it kind of makes sense.)
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Most of what I knew about Japan prior to Perry's arrival I learned from playing Samurai Warriors on PS2.
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Old 04 February 2016, 10:10 PM
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For me it was reading "Shogun" (which means most of it is not quite right).
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Default history of the entire world, i guess

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