Theaters of war and peace in Kumamoto

Jul 20, 2013

Theaters of war and peace in Kumamoto

by Mandy Bartok

The pamphlet tells me this is a “castle” — but the structure in front of me defies that description. Granted, my frame of reference is greatly informed by the impressive edifices of Kumamoto, Himeji and Matsumoto that date back to the gory Sengoku (Warring ...