Day: March 26, 2018

Image of Samurai on the battlefield

Samurai Status On Sale!

Presently it is generally accepted that social status during the Edo period was not completely fixed. A generation earlier, we learned in school that there was a hierarchical system called shi-no-ko-sho (Samurai-Peasant-Artisan-Merchant). But this is now rejected and the word shi-no-ko-sho has disappeared from textbooks. However, it is still generally Read More