Of Thoughts and Swords

A blog about Science, Philosophy, Wargaming, Literature and other things, in three or more languages.

Readings: Japanese History 2

As promised (mostly to myself) I read Everyday things in premodern Japan. The hiden legacy of material culture. written by Susan B. Hanley. Hanley tries to grasp what impact things … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Readings: Japanese History

Baring the afterword I just finished reading The Culture of Civil War in Kyoto by Mary Elizabeth Berry. It is not the newest book, but it really has a good … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Origins of the Japanese Sword.

This is an article which sadly never got published, because of differing circumstances which prevented that. Therefore I publish it here for everyone to read. Maybe some good will come … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment