The Pirate King of Taiwan

Over at the History Hack podcast, I talk about the life and times of Coxinga, the “pirate king of Taiwan,” the leader of the anti-Manchu resistance in the 17th century, son of the richest man in the world and his samurai girlfriend, scholar-turned-rebel, twice made a god, one of the most interesting figures in Chinese (or Japanese, or anyone else’s) history.

Also available on YouTube. And of course, should you want to read the book, you can find it here.

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