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Asian History Carnival

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, East Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, History

Frog in a Well presents the 3rd Asian History Carnival [1], including discussions of Memoirs of a Geisha (Media and Popular Culture), an entire pre-modern Japanese history seminar blogging their reading, martial Buddhas and possible links to the samurai tradition, an Korean insect extermination ritual, the Soviets in Manchuria, the French in Beijing at the time of the Boxer rebellion, and a comparison between U.S. President George W. Bush and Japan's former Emperor, Hirohito.