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The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary:Taika reforms
Attempt to remake Japenese monarch into an absolute Chinese-style emperor
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Heian
Capital city of Japan under the Yamato emperors, later called Kyoto
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: The Tale of Genji
Written by Lady Murasaki ; first novel in any language; relates life history of prominent son of the Japenese emperor
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Fujiwara
Japanese aristocratic family in mid-9th century
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Bushi
Regional warrior leaders in Japan
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Samurai
Mounted troops of the bushi
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Seppuku
Ritual suicide of disembowelment in Japan; commonly known as hara-kiri
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Gempei Wars
Waged for five years from 1180, on Honshu between Taira and Minamoto families
The Spread of Chinese Civiization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Bakufu
Military government established by the Minamoto following the Gempei Wars
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Minamoto
The ruling family in Japan
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Shoguns
Military leaders of the bakufu
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Hojo
Warrior family closely allied with Minamoto
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Ashikaga Takuaji
Member of the Minamoto family; overthrew the Kamakura regime and established the Ashikaga Shogunate from 1336-1573
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Daimyos
Warlord rulers of 300 small states following Onin War and disruption of Ashikaga Shogunate
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Choson
Earliest Korean kingdom
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Koguryo
Tribal people of northern Korea
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Silla
Independent Korean kingdom in southeastern part of peninsula
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Sinification
Extensive adaptation of Chinese culture in other regions
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Yi Dynasty
Korean dynasty that succeeded Koryo dynasty following period of Mongol invasions; established in 1392
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Khmers
Indianized rivals of the Vietnamese
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Trung Sisters
Leaders of one of the frequent peasant rebellions in Vietnam against Chinese rule
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Chams
Indianized rivals of the Vietnamese
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Nguyen
Rival Vietnamese dynasty that arose in southern Vietnam to challenge traditional dynasty of Trinh in north at Hanoi
The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
Vocabulary: Hue
Location of Vietnamese palace