Ancient Japanese Personalities
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Read the biography from the BBC of Tokugawa Ieyasu the Japanese warrior, statesman, and founder of the Tokugawa dynasty of shoguns. Japan under the Shoguns.
This site describes the foreign intrusions and other factors that helped to bring down the Tokugawa in Japan. Japan under the Shoguns (c.794 – 1867)
This site explains that foreign intrusions helped to precipitate a complex political struggle between the Shogunate and a coalition of its critics and eventually brought down the Tokugawa.