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Les Paterson
Les Paterson

Les Paterson:

Graduated with a degree in History at San Diego State University. Also studied in Japan at Gifu University with the emphasis on the Sengoku/Oda Nobunaga Era. Mr. Paterson is the author of the book Oda Nobunaga: The Battle of Okehazama. He enjoys traveling to Japan and soccer.

アメリカ在住。San Diego State Universityで「日本の歴史」を学び、岐阜大学では「織田信長」と「戦国時代」について学んだ。「Oda Nobunaga: The Battle of Okehazama」の著者でもある。

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  • Nobunaga, Lord of,…Mikawa?

    2014.08.05 [新着情報]
    The past month or so I have been thinking about Nobunaga and Mikawa. Could he have had Mikawa all to himself after the Battle of Okehazama? The answer is highly possible if he wanted to.  The Matsudai…

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  • Shotokuji

    2014.06.03 [新着情報]
    In early 1553, Nobunaga had a meeting with his father-in-law Saito Dosan of Mino at Shotokuji in Tonda near the Owari border.  It was the first time the two met in person and it would be a memorable o…

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  • The Key Points I

    2014.05.02 [新着情報]
    Landmark at the Toyoake City Okehazama battlefield. It is that time of year again when the Battle of Okehazama is the main topic.  I have expanded my key points to the battle over the years after read…

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  • 2000 Okehazama Documentary

    2014.04.23 [新着情報]
    2000 Okehazama Documentary   I recently found a documentary clip on the Battle of Okehazama that was aired back in November of 2000.  The show was hosted by Matsudaira Sadatomo and the Sengoku hi…

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  • Iguiba / Les Paterson

    2014.03.18 [新着情報]
    This place near the Battle of Muraki landmark is called Iguiba. This is the area where Nobunaga’s soldiers celebrated their big victory at the Battle of Muraki 1554. I was fortunate enough to vi…

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  • Takenaka Hanbei / Les Paterson

    2014.02.02 [新着情報]
    Takenaka Hanbei (1544-1579) was of the more talented Sengoku Era tacticians. In 1564 he plotted with his father-in-law Ando Morinari (one of the Mino Big Three) to take over Inabayama Castle (Gifu Cas…

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  • Nobunaga Podcast / Les Paterson

    2014.01.08 [新着情報]
    Nobunaga Podcast The Samurai Archives has an excellent podcast on Nobunaga.  It is over a hour long with many topics that are discussed.  Here are some of the key topics that were discussed on the pod…

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  • Honnoji Restaurant / Les Paterson

    2013.12.24 [新着情報]
    Honnoji Restaurant   On my month and a half trip back to Japan, I had the opportunity to eat lunch at Shincho-Saryou in Kyoto.  This is the Honnoji restaurant that opened earlier this year and my…

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  • Kenkun Jinja

    2013.10.20 [新着情報]
    On 19 October, Kenkun Jinja will have a festival dedicated to Nobunaga’s Kyoto arrival in 1568. The shrine is located in Kyoto on the Funaoka hill.  The festival will include a performance of At…

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  • Kiyosu Castle

    2013.10.04 [新着情報]
    In the early spring of 1555, Nobunaga finally took over Kiyosu Castle, the jewel of Owari. This was key since it was a major step in unifying Owari. He had some help with his uncle Oda Nobumitsu.  How…

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