Japanese and European Accounts of Yasuke: African Samurai (弥助) // 16th cent. Primary Sources

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Published on Aug 13, 2021
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Huge thanks to Thomas Lockley for his help with the sources. Check out his definitive book on the subject: https://www.amazon.com/African-Samurai-Yasuke-Legendary-Warrior/dp/1335141022

Excerpts from:
Thomas Lockley,
"They Came to Japan: An Anthology of European Reports on Japan, 1543-1640." Michael Cooper
"The chronicle of Lord Nobunaga by Ota Gyuichi" translated and edited by J.S.A. Elisonas and J.P. Lamers.

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