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Dangerous Times for Ordinary People: Violence from Above in Medieval Japan

Dangerous Times for Ordinary People: Violence from Above in Medieval Japan

Lecture by Suzanne Gay

Given at The Ohio State University on April 11, 2014

Suzanne Gay discusses the medieval reality of violence and coercion of ordinary people by elites, focusing on several specific cases. Dr. Gay is an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington.

Top Image: 13th century depiction of Kamakura samurai on horses. A samurai with a bow and arrow and another with a naginata.

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