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...Japanese History and its influences The history of a country maximally differs from the history of other nations in various aspects. But if there isinteraction among the people belonging to different countries, there are chances that the one nation’s history may be influenced by other nation or nations. One nation’s history which has been influenced by the history and activities of other nation is Japan. Japanese history and its culture has been largely influenced by the Chinese history and culture since ancient times. In...
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...Japanese history The uniqueness of Japanese historical culture and literature holds a special place in world civilizations. It took place in three distinct sections, first is the shift to agriculture, followed by the ingress and adoption of Chinese culture and finally, the happenstance with the west economies in the nineteenth century. Specifically, Meiji and Nara era consisted of a multifaceted interplay of centralization and decentralization that shaped Japanese history. The ruling elite and powerful clans during Nara and Meiji era claimed lineage from gods that made Japan and therefore, commanded distinct authority. However... Centralization and Decentralization in Nara and Meiji period Brief...
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Japanese History 18501930
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...Japanese History Of JAPANESE HISTORY INTRODUCTION During the Tokugawa period (c.1600-1868), it was assumed thatinequality existed among groups, various peoples, countries, classes and races. Since the late nineteenth century, myths of origins and narratives about biological descent which were part of an existing racialism, became important elements in the cultural construction of national identity in Japan. Histories written in the linear mode facilitated this process, and Westerners have been involved in their production1. A large number of foreign advisers in Japan were present during the Meiji period...
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...Japanese History In my opinion, the 47 ronins were justified in their actions. Firstly, Asano was a straightforward one who did not bribe Kira, equivalent to the highest judge on land. Daimyo did pay the bribe that is a grave offense (Kaempfer et. al. 23). As a judge, he was supposed to uphold justice and lead by example. That he could treat Asano with contempt (he punished him) is just unforgivable. These actions betrayed the loyalty of the people. Asano acted out of revenge. Kira had continually been insulting him, and he could not take it anymore. Any other person in his situation would have acted so. One would argue that if any punishment or the...
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Japanese history (Tokugawa Bakufu)
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...Japanese history (Tokugawa Bakufu Which country in the contemporary world is the most technologically advanced? Japan is undoubtedly leader of theworld in the scientific research. In addition to that, Japan is also one such country that has maintained centuries old cultural traits as such until today. Japanese traditional customs coexist with the technological boom. Moreover, Japanese culture is quite rich. Japan is particularly known for her food, the royalty of Samurai, sexuality and unique standards of ethics for both men and women. In order to study this rich culture in detail, it is imperative that we begin from the...
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U.S. & Japanese History
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...Japanese history. This gives the reader an overall view of the country and its people. Afterwards, the US-Japan economic relations are discussed in relevance to various example, then US-Japan defense and US-Japan social relations and US-Japan cultural relations are discussed. Then the treatment of Japanese citizens by the United States during the Second World War is discussed in a great detail. Lastly a conclusion is provided for at the end of the essay. Background The early Japanese people hunted and gathered food. Rice was introduced into the society in 300 BC. This led to the establishment of the societal hierarchy and numerous... Introduction The essay is related to the background of the...
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Music's importance in Japanese History
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...Japanese Music is a form of art that is associated with sound. It has elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. Japan and China are countries located in the large continent of Asia and are confused by many causes are like sister states because of their partially related culture. Music in Japan doesn’t have a clear prehistory which can be relied upon, but everything about it was evident in remains on ritual figures of musicians who were gathered by researchers. These remains are what gave evidence on the existence of music in the ancient Japan and its importance in the Japanese history. The ritual figures in the Yayoi period are marked... Number: Music in...
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Japanese history part 2
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...history. This fundamental change was ostensibly aimed... of the of the of the The Revolutionary Nature of Japan’s 19th Century Meiji Restoration The MeijiRestoration period in Japan during 19th century can be deemed as a revolutionary period. The following discussion demonstrates this contention. The Meiji Restoration period commenced in 1868 and ended in 1912. It was a political revolution that deposed the Tokugawa shogunate and restored control over the nation to direct imperial rule. This imperial rule was under the emperor Meiji, and it ushered in major economic, political, and social change (Encyclopædia Britannica). With the Meiji Restoration, Japan was modernized and westernized, simultaneously. ...
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...Japanese Society: A Discussion of Bushido Although Hollywood and other forms of world media has made much of a sensation and media circus around the term and understanding of the word “bushido”, the fact of the matter is that this term and its origins and understanding has done a great deal to shape the fabric of both past as well as current Japanese society. As a function of understanding such a construct, this brief analysis will analyze the historical roots of bushido as well as trace some of the ways that bushido has and to a large part continues to impact upon Japanese society and the interpretation thereof. The word bushido itself means “way of the warrior... ”. As such, bushido was a...
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Japanese history part 1
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...Japanese feudal system though their total population was 10% including their Daimyo. Samurai were respected by the entire lower class member where they were to bow as a sign of respect. If a farmer or artisan would not bow then the Samurai was legally allowed to chop the head of the individual. Samurai was only to talk to the Daimyo since they had cross relationship and thus they were answerable to the other. Since Daimyo... 23rd July Politics and society under the Tokugawa Shogunate Question Introduction Japan is one of the countries that were ruled by strict customs and regulations. The foundation that was promoted by the strict customs and regulations was to make sure that high class individuals like ...
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Japanese history - The Meiji Restoration
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...Japanese Alliance later in 1902. In 1895 and 1902, Japan was victorious against China and Russia respectively demanding respect from the Western world and for the first time, Japan emerged as a major superpower. The end of this era was marked by the death of Emperor Meiji. Works cited Bharucha, Rustom. "Foreign Asia/Foreign Shakespeare: Dissenting Notes on New Asian Interculturality, Postcoloniality, and Recolonization." Theatre journal56.1 (2004): 184-195. Devine, Richard. “The Way of the King. An Early Meiji Essay on Government.” Monumenta Nipponica (1979): 49–72. Print. Schirokauer, Conrad, David Lurie, and Suzanne Gay. A Brief History of...
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The changing role of women in Japanese history
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...Japanese history The manner in which women are depicted in the Japanese contemporary society is very different from the previous centuries. Since time immemorial women had no place in the society and were only allowed to perfect themselves in ‘kitchen matters’. In the public and formal arenas, women had no whatsoever place in the Japanese society. According to Gail (pp.25), women were entitled to stay in their homes and exclusively act as mere caregivers to their children and husbands. In short, this brings out the fact that men had a strong and very influential position over women in the previous times. However, the depiction of women being weak and senseless... in the society is slowly...
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The changing role of women in Japanese history
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...Japanese history The manner in which women are depicted in the Japanese contemporary society is very different from the previous centuries. Since time immemorial women had no place in the society and were only allowed to perfect themselves in ‘kitchen matters’. In the public and formal arenas, women had no whatsoever place in the Japanese society. According to Gail (pp.25), women were entitled to stay in their homes and exclusively act as mere caregivers to their children and husbands. In short, this brings out the fact that men had a strong and very influential position over women in the previous times. However, the depiction of women being weak and senseless... in the society is slowly...
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Biography book review for Japanese history class
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...Japanese culture, a way of thinking, business management philosophies and their styles are also part... Made in Japan: Akio Morita and Sony (Signet) Introduction This book, Made in Japan: Akio Morita and Sony is an autobiography of Akio Morita, who is one among the founders and the former chairman of the company Sony Corporation. The author of the book is Akio Morita, and he got assistance from Edwin M. Reingold and Mitsuko Shimomura. The book mainly highlights the story of Akio Morita and also the story of the formation of Sony Corporation after the brutal defeat of Japan in World War II. The story of the rapid rise to fortune and fame of Sony Corporation is also depicted in the book. The insights on...
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Japanese American History
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...Japanese American wartime information. These include the Encyclopedia of Japanese American History, Japanese American Internment all through World conflict II. Additional, in the preceding decade, we have seen more than a few more individual accounts of the internment camps, and the list is still increasing. Historical Background At the beginning of 1941, Japanese expansion in the pacific was countered by the USA. Japans profession of northern Indo-China provoked the USA to oblige restriction on Japan; which was hold up by the British and Dutch... Social Science Introduction If we analyzed the social science then we come to know that as ascience born out of modernity, current sociology has long wrestle ...
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History of Japanese Internment Camps
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...Japanese internment camps sounds a lot like Auschwitz. This rounding up and imprisoning of American citizens, not one of whom was ever convicted of any crimes against the United States, was a terrible moment in American history. It was clearly a cruel and unnecessary endeavor that backfired in its intentions because the United States government ended up looking like the bad guys over this episode of rash action... 574138 Japanese Internment Camps After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United s declared war and entered into World War II. This was after several months of trying to stay out of the war by denying what sort of atrocities Hitler was committing in Europe. On the home front,...
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History of Japanese Internment Camps
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...Japanese internment camps sounds a lot like Auschwitz. This rounding up and imprisoning of American citizens, not one of whom was ever convicted of any crimes against the United States, was a terrible moment in American history. It was clearly a cruel and unnecessary endeavor that backfired in its intentions because the United States government ended up looking like the bad guys over this episode of rash action... ?574138 Japanese Internment Camps After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United s declared war and entered into World War II. This was after several months of trying to stay out of the war by denying what sort of atrocities Hitler was committing in Europe. On the home front,...
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Aspects of Japanese uniqueness (history, culture, economics, etc)
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...Japanese economy, and its creation of a dominant place in the world.5 The statistics showing evidence of these changes include that, as of 1955, surveys and polls gave the information that 81 percent of marriages were arranged; women continued to work after marriage and childbirth.6 Such a situation would be inconceivable a few generations ago, and the huge shift in social values reflects the uniqueness of Japan, which enabled it to advantage from its human resources immensely. The history of Japan demonstrates a unique transition from a rural to an urban setup of society, which led to the consumer boom of the 1970s.7 The consumer boom of the 1970s was both a catalyst for the rapid changes... Aspects of...
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Battle of Nanshan, Russo - Japanese War, Modern Japanese Military History
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...Japanese War in Global Perspective: World War Zero. Boston: Brill, 2005. Warner, P. The Tide at Sunrise: A History of the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05. UK: Routledge, 2004.... A Battle Study: The Battle of Nanshan Number of School, I. Introduction The ambitious objectives of two powerful nations, Russia and Japan, spawned enough conflict in 1904 that war appeared to be the single and most appropriate solution. Japan, emerging from the Meiji Restoration with a Westernized military preparation and inundated with dreams of expansion, and Russia, trying to spread out their supremacy in the East, eventually staged the historical Russo-Japanese War (Sakurai 1999). The two imperial...
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History of the Japanese in North America
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...history of Japanese Americans begins in the late nineteenth century when the first Japanese and Okinawan immigrants unload in Honolulu Harbor as indentured laborers of the many sugarcane and pineapple plantations. This event leads to several phases of Japanese American history: anti-alien period of the west coast in the early twentieth century, internment period during World War II, and finally political empowerment period of the late 1960s leading into the present day. Here are some key events for Japanese Americans (Avakian, 2002): 1869, A group of Japanese people arive at Gold Hills, California and build the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony and Okei becomes the first recorded Japanese woman... The...
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Floating World in Japanese art history
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...Japanese Art History The “floating world” of Japan refers to the world of entertainment, kabuki theatre, geisha and courtesans, a world separated from everyday care and work, where pleasure and beauty reign supreme. Historical Context and Development During the late 16th century a new class began to emerge in Japan, which was comprised of artisans, merchants and, in some cases, low ranking samurai. This new class gradually gained wealth and with that influence in society, and had money to spend to enjoy the arts and entertainment. The new art style of ukiyo had its origins in the large Japanese cities, in particular Edo (the modern Tokyo), Kyoto and Osaka. Within 100 years... The “Floating World” in...
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The History on my Japanese Dish
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...History on my Japanese Dish (Food as History) 26 April (estimated word count = 677) The History on my Japanese Dish Introduction The Japanese as a nation has been very unique, with its own set of cultural values as shown in its way of life, warrior code of bushido, extreme courtesy to one another, and other practices which set them apart from the other nearby cultures, like the Chinese or Koreans. It is manifested through their food and diet, in the tea ceremony and how food is prepared. It is the aim of this paper to illustrate how so much history is embedded in a simple...
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History of Japanese Literature golden age
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...history of Japanese literature: In any nation’s history, the period in which greatest achievements have been made is consideredto be the Golden age. An age can be regarded as the Golden age in the nation’s history of literature if major developments in the field of literature took place in that age. If we analyze the philosophy of successful nations of the present age, we would realize that a strong emphasis on literature and education has been a significant characteristic feature of the nature of philosophy of those nations from the very beginning. Since the beginning of the 7th century to date, there has been no such reign when the Japanese writers did not show up. Though... The Golden age in the...
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Japanese Girls and Women in History
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...Japanese Girls and Women: A Review In the preface of the second edition of her book Japanese Girls and Women, Alice Mabel Bacon discusses her pleasure at having been able to visit Japan in order to create a sociological study of Japanese women within the domestic space. She expresses her belief that through her personal experiences she was able to more clearly discuss how the Japanese women functioned in the home. She clarifies her research, however, by suggesting that what she reports is clearly only what she has seen, not what she knows to be a fact. The work is only her observations and conclusions about what she sees,...
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History of the Japanese-Californian internment camps and the social and psycological impact of internment
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...History of the Japanese-Californian Internment Camps and the Social and Psychological Impact of Internment Abstract The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor was a day that shocked a nation, turning average American citizens into crazed, anti-Asian racists. Feeling secure and impenetrable from wars fought with the buffer of two oceans and thousands of miles, most Americans never imagined a war in their own backyard, let alone a direct attack on a military base on United States soil. The focus of my research will provide insight into the Japanese relocation and internment, the damage this relocation had on the Japanese-Americans...
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History of U.S. Immigration Policy Japanese Migrants from 1868 to 1988
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...History of U.S. Immigration Policy Japanese Migrants from 1868 to 1988 History of U.S. immigration policy Japanese migrants from 1868 to 1988 Introduction The history of immigration in America is rich and broad and the Japanese fall into the category of one ethnic group that define the American history of immigration in a more broad way. The migration of the Japanese to overseen nations particularly the America began as early as 18681. The fact that the international networks were breaking up and were experiencing a rapid social–economic change created a...
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Book Review - Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II
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...History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II 1. Introduction The book by John Prados presents a detailed account of activities in the Pacific during World War II. The book comprises of 832 pages and mainly presents intelligence operations. The author has taken into account the viewpoints of both the US and the Japanese during World War II. The author concentrates on intelligence operations by both Navies. The vastness of this field can be realized after reading the book. It covers various types of intelligence gathering techniques employed and their role in decision making. The techniques mainly cover fleet recognition... 8 April Book Review - Combined Fleet De d: The Secret...
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Book Review - Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II
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...History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II 1. Introduction The book by John Prados presents a detailed account of activities in the Pacific during World War II. The book comprises of 832 pages and mainly presents intelligence operations. The author has taken into account the viewpoints of both the US and the Japanese during World War II. The author concentrates on intelligence operations by both Navies. The vastness of this field can be realized after reading the book. It covers various types of intelligence gathering techniques employed and their role in decision making. The techniques mainly cover fleet recognition... 8 April Book Review - Combined Fleet De d: The Secret...
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Comparison of relative validity of nutrient intake estimated by comprehensive and grief-type self-administered diet history questionnaires against 16 d dietary records in Japanese adults
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...Japanese adults Describe briefly the main purpose of the study and how the objectives were accomplished. The main purpose of the study was to investigate the relative validity of food group intakes in Japanese adults (5). The study involved ninety-two Japanese women of between 31 and 69 years and ninety-two Japanese men of between 32 and 76 years (12). The objective of the study was accomplished by subjecting the participants to a comprehensive self-administered diet history questionnaire and a brief-type diet history questionnaire (BDHQ). The study adopted the semi-weighted dietary records as a reference method (8). 2. The appropriateness... Comparison of Relative Validity of Nutrient Intake in...
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Japanese culture
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...Japanese culture with special concentration on the religious belief of the country along with the influence of foreigner civilizations on social norms, customs and traditions. Belief in supernatural powers has always been the essential element of every society of the world since man’s known history. Humans have established different beliefs in mysterious elements of the universe, which they have labeled as faith and religion. They seek the support of supernatural powers for their rescue as well as for the solution of their difficulties. Thus, religion provides spiritual guidance and emotional relief... the followers of Shinto faith, which still prevails in the country. During...
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Critique of an Article - Postwar Japanese Economy
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...Japanese postwar economy by chronologically organizing various economic situations in Japan, such as postwar recovery, high economic growth, reversal and stagnation, as well as economic reforms. It is apparent that Japanese post war has experienced multiple swings over time resulting to its current position as one of the countries with a high level of economic performance. However, Tsutsui fails to demonstrate the contributions made by the leading countries such as United States and Germany towards the reconstruction and advancement of Japanese postwar economy. As such, several significant influences on Japanese economy...
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Japanese Culture
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...Japanese history has also been under great scrutiny as revisionists highlight the marvels of Japan as a strong military power that try to minimize the barbarity of their war... ?Japanese Culture Section A Ie in Japanese meant home or household that consisted of grandparents, parent and siblings. It was a basic part of Japanese law as well that tried entire families for offences and not just the individual; however, the system is no longer in practice. 2. Yome means a Bride or daughter-in-law in Japanese or a more polite term would be ‘oyome-san’. As per tradition, the bride would join the groom’s family, instead of the other way around. 3. The word Yoshi generally means ‘alright’ in order to continue a...
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Misrepresenting of Japanese War Memories
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...Japanese spirit. Expert observing the Japanese progress on the issue often declare the end of the post-war. But sooner or later, new controversies or revelations emerge and the painful memories and mutual accusations about the past come to life again (6). As a result, the story of war in Japan has not yet been committed to history. It still rests as a “current affairs” issue. The war is still fresh in the memories of the Japanese, and they apparently seem as if unable to let it go. Accusations of “Amnesia” against the Japanese Amnesia is a term used to refer to complete or partial loss of memory... Seaton's Japan War Memory Introduction The stories of World War II remain more alive and widely argued...
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Japanese culture from ancient to modern times
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...history across multiple disciplines including warfare and technological development. While each country had its share of ups and downs, it appears that the Japanese have marched ahead of the Chinese in the recent past. Part of the reason for this trend is the realization among Japanese rulers that development and growth is only possible through the free flow of knowledge and cultural exchange. The Chinese, on the other hand, have been further dissociated from the global mainstream owing to communist rule since... Japanese culture from ancient to modern times Over the past 2000 years, China and Japan have constantly engaged in exchange and contact across several mediums including technology,...
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Japanese Women in Meiji Period
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...Japanese Women in Meiji Period Copyright Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. Life for...
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Chinese Influence on Japanese Buddhist Art and Architecture
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...Japanese Buddhist Art and Architecture China and Japan are two neighboring Asian countries that are separated by seas. To bringabout changes in their way of living, specifically in the aspect of art, architecture, and religion there were instances in history where the Japanese has collaborated with the Chinese culture. The evolution of Japanese art and architecture is attributed to the early Chinese people, who have brought the Chinese way of doing things to Japan, which the Japanese people have also adopted. This happening began during the Asuka period (552-645), where the imperial court of the country expressed its fascination to everything that was of Chinese origin (Mason 40... ?Chinese Influence on...
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Religious Influence on Japanese Art
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...History of Japanese Art. 2nd ed. New Jersey: Pearson, 2005. Print. Nobutaka, Inoue. Shinto, a Short History. London: Routledge, 2003. Print. Paine, Robert Treat, and Soper, Alexander (1981). The Art and Architecture of Japan. 3rd ed. Chicago: Penguin Books Ltd, 1981. Print. Sokyo, Ono. Shinto: The Kami Way. 1st ed. Rutland: Charles E Tuttle Co, 1962. Print. Sugimoto, Yoshio. An Introduction to Japanese Society. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Print. Tsutsui, W. M. A Companion to Japanese History. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Print.... Religious Influence on Japanese Art Japanese art spans a wide range of media and styles including ancient pottery, wood and bronze sculptures, silk and...
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Literature of the Japanese Golden Age
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...Japanese people in contemporary times. It is this period wherein the Japanese began to transfer from a Chinese influenced literature to a pure Japanese literature, referred to as the Classical Literature period (William and McCullough, 1980). The culture that thrived in this period gave boost to aesthetic writings, stories of everyday lives of the Japanese individuals were written and made inherent in the history, with their belief that love... Literature of Japanese Golden Age and Section # of Literature of Japanese Golden Age Japanesehistory is a witness to the diversity of literature it produced, which encompasses a time period of 2 millennia of worthwhile endeavors. Japanese literature was initially...
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Amakusa Shiro and Japanese Christianity
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...Japanese Christianity Christianity in Japan has a history spanning at least 100 years (Pettitt, n.d., 49). As early as in 1549, Francis Xavier, had reached the Japanese land by a ship (Pettitt, n.d., 50). It was in accompaniment with the Portugese traders that the Jesuit priests and missionaries reached the coasts of Japan during mid-16th century (Pettitt, n.d., 50). The poor peasants of Japan’s rural areas as well as the samurai feudal lords who wanted to have guns and profits from the traders, got attracted to Christianity that spread its wing slowly under the leadership of Jesuit missionaries (Pettitt, n.d., 50). It was after Xavier spent two and half years spreading his message... ?Amakusa Shiro and...
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...Japanese history that was aimed at reinstituting imperial rule to Japan in the 19th century, and specifically 1868 under the leadership of Emperor Meiji. Compared to other reformations made in other parts of the world such as Egypt, there are a number of differences in approach or attempt to the restoration that can be seen. Even though both the Meiji Restoration and Egyptian revolutions were aimed at ending existing rules and bringing about new forms of rules, the Meiji Restoration was more focused on the use of political diplomatic processes involving the use of alliances... ?HISTORY QUESTIONS When the word ‘romantic’ is mentioned, the very first thought that may come to a person’s mind is love. For...
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Japanese culture
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...Japanese tradition as static and monolithic from ancient times depicts Japanese culture as a dynamic composite of various cultures from difference period's history. The Japanese people consciously remember their tradition and culture. The Japanese culture is the combination of Japanese-ness and western-ness. The basic elements of architecture of Japanese-ness are associated with shin to shrines tea horses and residential buildings. The six features on which Japanese depend on space are: 1. Value placed on simplicity and clarity. 2. Use standard modules 3. Absence of decorations... WORLD LITERATURE Japanese culture is a part of Asian culture. The modern Japanese culture during the trans-war period...
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History of Architecture
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...History of Japanese Architecture Introduction The uniqueness of Japanese architecture s back to 57 BC. The traditional Japanese architecture is characterized by the utilization of wood that symbolizes the nation’s architectural designs. Japanese architecture has the certain aspects of the Chinese and Korean architecture as Japanese architecture was evolved from the Chinese and Korean architectural designs. The major aspects of the Japanese architecture are the utilization of the wood and stones. As the major portion of the country is influences by the cyclones that came...
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Japanese Immigrant
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...Japanese too had to struggle to establish themselves in the United States economically, educationally, socially, religiously and politically. This paper will discuss the patterns of Japanese immigration, the developments, the history and the changes that took place over the years. It will also discuss the reasons for Japanese immigration to America and their initial experience. Among the first to arrive from Japan in 1869 were the settlers with The Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony, according to the Brown Foundation Journal (2000). They carried with them mulberry trees, silk cocoons, tea plants, and bamboo roots. COHORTS (1999), a publication of the Stanford Geriatric... Japanese Americans are a...
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Japanese Art of the Kamakura Period
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...Japanese ways of thinking as the constant wars were reduced. The word medieval may seem to be inquisitive, because it was first applied to European history. It elaborates a middle phase connecting the go down of the Roman kingdom and the beginning of the renaissance. Throughout this era, middle government was unstable and people were divided among feudal leaders. 16th century Japan was separated in the midst of warlords recognized as Daimy, and Europeans who came to Japan at that moment felt it look like medieval Europe. In the 1900s, Japanese educationist also saw this resemblance (Lang & Jujutsu). They took the term medieval to illustrate the era when... Task Japanese Art in Kamakura Period...
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Japanese Internment
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...Japanese Americans interned in the World War II. They were done by Anse dams, Dorothea Lange and Carl Mydams in the survey graphics,life itself and U.S camera. The three paved way for a way to give historians insight into the contentious chapter of the national history when the government fingered that it was necessary to restrict civil liberties. The article by Dorothea Lange reveals how photojournalism was contributed to by the visual construction of race, citizenship and gender. The article provides valuable perceptions and insights about what the Japanese went... Race, citizenship, and gender in World War II Photojournalism. Dolores Flamiano in her article, analyzes the published photographs of the...
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Japanese culture
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...Japanese one had been rejected. Strategists and scholars outside of Japan rely on the English version when considering Japanese policy and politics. (Wallace, 2011) The English version is found in modern Japanese politics and history, in college textbooks, in media reports, and is used as a model for all other countries of the world in relation to pacifistic propensities and anti-war strategies. Bilingual experts have seen the dispute between the Japanese version and English version long ago. But, until recently it wasn’t seen... Japanese Culture How is the Japanese constitution still an issue in contemporary Japan, and howhas it played a role in recent developments of contemporary Japanese culture? The ...
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Does the Japanese state deserve most of the credit for Japan's development
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...History and Culture. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005. Nolan, Marcus. "Industrial Policy, Innovation Policy, and Japanese Competitiveness." Peterson Institute Working Paper 07-4 (2007). Pyle, Kenneth. The Making of Modern Japan. 2nd Ed. Lexington and Toronto: D.C. Heath and Company, 1996. Savage-Morton, Michael. "MITI: Myths and Miracles." Access: History 1.2 (2001): 35-48. 9 February 2010 Takeda, Haruhito. "Lecture 16, Contemporary Economic History of Japan." PowerPoint Slide Presentation. University of Tokyo, 2004. 9... and status quo-oriented. It is probable that Japan would have continued along this path had it not been for the economic downturn of the 1920s. It was the economic...
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A comparison between the Japanese kimono and Chinese robe
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...history of a particular region. It holds absolutely true when we say that by looking at the texture, designs, pattern and also the color of the dress material that was worn, one could easily decipher the culture of the people who wore it and also get to the know their way of life in general. Japanese kimono and Chinese robes have been brought... ? A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE JAPANESE KIMONO AND CHINESE ROBES The paper details a well thought out idea for an exhibition, specifically the concept of oriental costume design. The Japanese kimono and the Chinese robes are taken as the artwork selections, and they are critically analyzed in order to highlight their central theme, which connects the Japanese and...
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Japanese Americans
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...Japanese Americans origin, history, struggles and success. Research for the above topic has been conducted through Journals, books, and other educational sources. The research is evident and supported by the key question, in reference to the topic Japanese Americans, why they migrated to U.S, their current status in terms of political, socioeconomic, educational, difficulties they faced, how they were treated when they arrived in U.S and how they attempted to overcome any difficulties they encountered. Additionally, the paper also explores on the education equity today, in terms of what Japanese Americans have done to receive equal education opportunities today... learnt on African-Americans...
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Japanese Culture
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...Japanese culture. References Azuma, Hiroki. “A New Nation, A New Constellation.” In Nihon 2.0, edited by Azuma Hiroki, 7-15. Tokyo: Shisochizu, 2012. “Connections: World War II.” In East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History. Edited by Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Anne Walthall, and James Palais, 417-425. Second ed. Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2009. Igarashi, Yoshikuni. Bodies of Memory: Narratives of War in Postwar Japanese Culture, 1945-1970. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. Nakazawa, Keiji. Barefoot Gen. San Francisco, Calif.: Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2004. Oe, Kenzaburo. “Japan, the Ambiguous, and...
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