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  1. The Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 and 1281 (Campaign)

    History The Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 and 1281 (Campaign)

    The two attempts by Khubilai Khan, the Mongol Emperor of China, to invade Japan in 1274 and 1281 represent unique events in the history of both countries. It pitted the samurai of Japan against the fierce warriors of the steppes who had conquered half the known world. The Mongol conquest of...
  2. Hōjō Tokimune

    Hōjō Tokimune

    Hōjō Tokimune (北条 時宗, June 5, 1251 – April 20, 1284) of the Hōjō clan was the eighth shikken (officially regent (of shogun), but de facto ruler of Japan) of the Kamakura shogunate (reigned 1268–84), known for leading the Japanese forces against the invasion of the Mongols and for spreading Zen...
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