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Government and local power in Japan, 500 to 1700

John Whitney Hall

Government and local power in Japan, 500 to 1700

a study based on Bizen province.

by John Whitney Hall

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Japan -- Case studies,
  • Okayama-han (Japan) -- Politics and government

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS7384 B5 H3, DS894.79O379 B582
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 446 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14721301M

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    Primary Source • The Tale of the Heike [Asia for Educators] The Tale of the Heike recounts the struggle for power between the Taira (or Heike) and Minamoto (or Genji) houses in the late twelfth century. With the Taira's defeat in and the establishment of a new warrior government by the victorious Minamoto, the medieval age began. Japan's first visitor from England, William Adams was a pilot on the Liefde, a Dutch vessel that shipwrecked off southern Japan. The only one of 24 survivors coherent enough to greet the Japanese.

    Buddhism in Japan has been practiced since its official introduction in CE according to the Nihon Shoki from Baekje, Korea, by Buddhist monks. Buddhism has had a major influence on the development of Japanese society and remains an influential aspect of the culture to this day.. Buddhism is the religion in Japan with most adherents, with % of Japanese population identifying themselves. Japan - Japan - History: It is not known when humans first settled on the Japanese archipelago. It was long believed that there was no Paleolithic occupation in Japan, but since World War II thousands of sites have been unearthed throughout the country, yielding a wide variety of Paleolithic tools. These include both core tools, made by chipping away the surface of a stone, and flake tools.


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