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    The Bakufu System

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    the death of Yoritomo younger brother. At this period, the government pay more attention to the religions, especially Buddhism, in this period, people think they enter to some “latter age”, and they need some new things to replace it, so, there are three most famous Buddhism established in this period. On the other hand, the Samurai also need the Buddhism to clear their spirit and meditation. And this is other reason about the importance of Buddhism in Japan. (Religious Practices of the Samurai.,20 June 2016) And at that time, the government also exchange the merchants with China, that also is a sign that people want to get new thing, which means people are curious about outside world, and the government also support them to do it. The Ashikaga Bakufu…

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    “The Kinkaku was only a small part of the complex of palaces which Ashikaga Yoshimitsu erected on this spot in 1394, they were later converted by his son into a temple, the Rokuonji. A slow disappearance of other buildings has left this structure alone, a simple but expensively built hall containing relics in its top floor.” It has burned down numerous times throughout its history including “twice during the Onin War,” a civil war that destroyed much of Kyoto; “and by a psychopathic neophyte…

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    19th Century Mongols

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    Minamoto Yoritomo defeated several rivals and set up his power base on the Kamakura. To strengthen the state, he created a more centralized government under a powerful military leader known as the shogun. The shogun attempted to increase the powers of the central government while reducing rival aristocratic clans to vassals’ status. The shogunate system served as the political system in Japan until the second half of the nineteenth century. The system worked effectively, and it was fortunate…

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    nirvana Amida Pure Land Buddhism (Varley, 92). Kamo no Chomei's important work Hōjōki demonstrates this aesthetic with various natural disasters and negative events (Varley, 92; 93). Poetry possesses significance to higher society in waka form, and becomes more articulate (Varley, 97). Popular poetic subjects include melancholy nostalgia, yūgen (mystery and depth), aware (sadness), and sabi (loneliness) (96). The Man'yoshu receives study as a result of the mutual nostalgia, and the first…

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    Samurai Downfall

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    Just 3 years later in 1603, the emperor at the time, Go-Yōzei gave Ieyasu the title of Shogun to confirm his superiority. Being the Shogun of Japan, means that Japan is under his control. Ieyasu worked to encourage foreign trade and reinstitute the strength of Japan . It was only later when Japan isolated themselves from any foreign trade, under the successors of Ieyasu. The Tokugawa period lasted for about two hundred and fifty years. Tokugawa Shogunate was a Militaristic way of…

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    birth. The Shimazu clan were of notable prestige in that they were the only clan that received foreign ambassadors in a time when, under the orders of the Tokugawa Shogunate (the shogunate was a council of military commanders led primarily by a single domain), Japan strictly prohibited international travel. Saigō was part of this renowned ancestry and throughout his life, whether by circumstance or fate, became an important part in Japanese politics both internally and internationally. More…

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    Nationalism and Cultural Development History that written in the book, is pieces of writing that record the change of human society and cultural over time. Throughout history, we see many changes and turning points that greatly impact the society we have right now. From the early time period Rise of Rome to the American and French Revolution; the world had constantly shaping its boundaries. Society and humanities had constantly changing.The change in history are not seem as accidents. One of the…

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    The origination of Japanese culture is unsure, but it is said that it goes back 7,000 years ago. A very important era to focus on is the Kamakura Shogunate era that started in 1185 and ended in 1133. Kamakura lasted for about 150 years, but had a great impact on the history of Japan. In 1192, Minamoto Yoritomo took total control of the country and was appointed shogun. He established the very first warrior government in Japan’s history. When appointed shogun, Yoritomo had total control of the…

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    Essay On Unifying Japan

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    Hideyoshi was the Shogun of Japan who first started the Shogunate and an end to the fighting. In this Edict it stated “ anyone who does not hinder the teaching of Buddha, whether it be a merchant or not, may not come and go freely from Christian countries to Japan” . The shogun wanted to make all of Japan practice Buddhism in hopes of unifying the country. The act of banning Christianity unified the political powers. Christianity brought instability to Japan because it spread many different and…

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    Ako Vendetta Honor Code

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    making it in professional sports or a fair shoot at getting into an Ivy League college, or a fair shoot at getting a great job promotion. As my mom says and probably every parent or adults says "life isn't fair". As a kid you might not realize the full understanding of that statement until later in life. Well for Asano, all i could tell him and his samurai is "life isn't fair". Lord Kira was a "high ranking of shogunate court ritual" which meant he meant more to the shogunate than Asano did.…

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