• Japanese History

  • Explore the Magnificent History, Culture, Mythology, Folklore, Wars, Legends, Great Achievements & More of Japan
  • By: History Brought Alive
  • Narrated by: R. E. Harter
  • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Japan has seen the rise and fall of emperors, samurai warriors, isolation, expansion, defeat, rebirth, and much more.

In this book we explore the magnificent history of Japan from its early origins to its rise as a modern superpower.

Japanese history is rich in culture, legends, characters, and mythology and remains one of the most interesting histories in the world. In this book you will understand why the Japanese are so proud, how Japan came to be, and much more.

While there are many books that explore Japan’s unique history, few are enjoyable. These books can also be hopelessly dry, overly academic, and just downright difficult to follow. Fortunately, this isn’t one of those books. 

Here, you’ll find well-written and accurate information without bias. This concise history will respect your time by getting right to the point and giving you what you came to learn.

Inside you will discover:

  • Samurai: who were they, their code, and why their legacy lasts to this day
  • The evolution of Buddhism in Japan and spiritual insights
  • Classical Japan (Nara and Heian Periods) and other famous periods
  • Famous castles: Nagashino Castle, Inabayama Castle, and warrior monks!
  • A dark chapter, Japan, and the Axis Powers in World War 2
  • The curse of Masakado and the haunted grave of a samurai’s head in Tokyo
  • The Genpei War: the Rise of the samurai and battles with Mongol invasions
  • Colorful myths and legends: learn these to truly understand the Japanese people and their culture
  • And much, much more

Whether you're a history enthusiast or just a curious person...inside you will discover a wealth of Japanese cultural history, mythology, and more.

So if you want to find out more about Japanese history, then this is the book for you

©2022 History Brought Alive (P)2022 History Brought Alive
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Extraordinary

Learn about the extraordinary history of the Japanese from this awesome audiobook guide. Learn about their wars and legends and be fascinated by their rich history. Highly recommended.

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History of Japan

For those people who wanted to dive deep into the culture and history of Japan, this audiobook is recommended for you. This met my needs as a Japanese culture avid fan. Glad that it has all the contents that I want.

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Great source of info

This is an interesting audiobook because it has a wealth of information on Japanese history. I am confident that all Japanese fans would adore this masterpiece.

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Recommended

Japan's past has never been believed to be so fascinating and beautiful. This audiobook provided me with an insight into their history, tales, and mythology.

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Feels like reality

While listening to this audiobook, I feel as if I'm there, experiencing Japan's history firsthand. This is a fantastic audiobook that takes you on a journey through ancient Japan.

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Japanese Legends

Provides good and enjoyable legends from the Japanese perspective. This is the part where I enjoyed it the most. A great and highly recommended audiobook for those who wanted to know more about Japan.

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All about Japan

This audiobook gives a great overview of Japan's history. Overall, I enjoyed listening to this audiobook and it gets interesting with every passing chapter. Great audiobook.

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A must-have

Listening to this audiobook for the first chapters and I learned a lot about Japan. I love to learn about the mythology and culture of different countries and this audiobook has provided me the curiosity.

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Learned a lot

I wanted to visit Japan in the coming years and this is a great audiobook that lets me explore the history of Japan. I love this audiobook.

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Concise and informative

Been so interested in Japan lately and I really find this audiobook concise and informative as well. A great start for those who love to learn about the history of Japan. Recommended.

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  • Dylan
  • 06-09-22

A good Japan history

Well written and perfect for someone who wants to take a survey of Japan’s interesting culture and history. This audiobook will lay a good and concise background about Japan.

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  • Emiliano
  • 06-09-22

Informative audiobook

Informative audiobook about the history and culture of Japan that everyone would definitely enjoy, especially those who are into learning about Japan’s culture. Good audiobook.

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  • Catalina
  • 05-15-22

Very interesting

This is a certainly interesting audiobook about the Japan culture. Taught me so much about their history that it felt like I was there. Great audiobook.

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  • Emma
  • 05-15-22

Source of info

A great source of information for the people who wanted to know about Japan. Been listening to this audiobook for a week now and I can say that the Japanese really had a wonderful history.

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  • Jude Houghton
  • 05-10-22

Great history

A great historical collection about Japan's past. I like how this audiobook lays out all of the important facts about Japan. Strongly suggested for Japanese lovers.

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  • Archie Luke
  • 05-05-22

Japanese culture

Learn about Japanese culture in this audiobook. This is a good audiobook because it gives a good overview of Japan's history. Highly recommended.

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  • Leo Henry
  • 05-05-22

Great history

I really enjoy learning about the different histories of the different countries and I can say that Japan’s culture is so rich and really interesting. Great audiobook.

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  • Max Daniels
  • 05-02-22

Superb

For those who are so curious about Japan, this audiobook might come in handy for you. A lot of quite good information that feeds your curiosity.

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  • Scarlett Rhodes
  • 05-02-22

More about Japan

Really learned a lot about the history of Japan from this audiobook! This is one of a kind. I love how it was written and narrated.