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  • Primer: The Shogunate and The Samurai of Feudal Japan

    Primer: The Shogunate and The Samurai of Feudal Japan

    Nutshell Between 1192 and 1867 (of the Gregorian calendar) Japan ceased to be governed by the Emperor following the Genpei war where it was overthrown by the powerful Minamoto family and The Shogunate was formed. This became the governing political body and comprised hierarchically of the 1. ‘Shogun’ leader, 2. ‘Daimyo’ warlords, 3. the ‘Samurai’…

  • How to: Manage your study time with Asana

    How to: Manage your study time with Asana

    The daily grind, get up, go to work, come home, relax, go to bed.  Where does study time fit in? The answer: schedule your study time. Sounds scary, monotonous and just a bit like you’re still in the office, right?  Well if you picture the end goal of improving your Japanese a little bit every…