Week 9: Warriors in the Capital(Kyoto)
Lecture on the fall of Kamakura and rise of the Ashikaga shogunate.
- Attempt to summarize the main thesis/argument of the Globe reading
Kamakura shogunate weakened by mongol invasion late 13th century
Emperor Godaigo asked warriors to defeat Kamakura Shogun
Godaigo determine to rule in classical style(Chinese-style soveriegn)
What is chinese style sovereign?
Godaigo tried to become sole arbiter by his own works(Godaigo revolution)