WHAT SAKOKU IN JAPAN TAUGHT US ABOUT ISOLATION

As an anthropologist, I understand the danger inherent in making your world too small. After times of national trauma, many countries become isolationist. It happened in Japan with the Sakoku policy – Temperance Brennan  YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT THE HECK THIS SAKOKU POLICY IS? Sakoku is usually translated as “closed country”.  What happened was…