The Meiji at 150 Podcast

Episode 102 - Dr. Dan Orbach (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

April 2, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Orbach revisits prewar Japanese military disobedience starting on the eve of the Meiji Restoration.  We discuss the shishi of the Bakumatsu years, the Taiwan Expedition and samurai rebellions in the 1870s, the assassinations of Queen Min in 1895 and Zhang Zuolin in 1928, and finally the wave of domestic terror and military coups in the 1930s. (Transcript here).