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ESA: Earth from Space: Japan

Sentinel-3A captured part of Japan on 12 May in this false-colour image. Sitting on a volcanic zone in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan is prone to earthquakes – like the one felt earlier this week. In 2011 the Tōhoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami caused widespread damage and claimed over 15 000 lives. In this …

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Bill Wurtz: History of Japan

The history of Japan explained in a fun and much illustrative manner in this video by Bill Wurtz.  

PBS: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire – The Return of the Barbarians

Memoirs of a Secret Empire: Episode 3 of 3. The Return of the Barbarians Isolated from the West, 18th century Edo flourishes culturally and economically, becoming one of the liveliest cities in the world. But foreign forces are coming. Empires is a series of epic historical films which present the people and passions that have changed …

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PBS: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire – The Will of the Shogun

Memoirs of a Secret Empire: Episode 2 of 3. The Will of the Shogun. The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan’s warlords and expels all foreigners. Empires is a series of epic historical films which present the people and passions that have changed the world. Developed jointly by PBS and Devillier Donegan …

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PBS: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire – The Way of the Samurai

Memoirs of a Secret Empire: Episode 1 of 3. The Way of the Samurai. Tokugawa Ieyasu unifies Japan and establishes a dynasty that will rule Japan for over 250 years. Empires is a series of epic historical films which present the people and passions that have changed the world. Developed jointly by PBS and Devillier Donegan …

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