Edo period Japan – Japanese history

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Edo Period Japan - the Shogun Oda Nobunaga (1500s, painted by Kanō Motohide) Oda Nobunaga At the end of the Muromachi period, Japan was very rich, but divided into small city-states. The capital was still in Kyoto. In the late 1500s, the daimyo Oda Nobunaga gradually re-unified Japan. He bought guns from European traders and used [...]