Ashikaga shogunate

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  • The Bakufu System

    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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  • Black Symbolism In Easter Culture: Kinkakuji

    “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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  • Kamakura Society Essay

    In previous centuries Japan was ruled by the emperor and his imperial court, but during the late twelfth century the court began to lose their power to that of clans. Minamoto no Yoritomo, the leader of his clan and victor of the Genpei War, decided to locate his capital in Kamakura, while governing the sharing power of Japan with the Emperor Go-Toba, who gave him the title shogun, which resided in Kyoto. Thus, establishing the first warrior government with a new notion, as stated by Jeffrey…

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  • Madame Sogoro Analysis

    Protest activity, prompted by prolonged inequality, arises from the frustrations of men who feel socio-economically disadvantaged and are displeased with the government’s approach towards society’s issues. The Tokugawa and Meiji periods encountered several instances of uprising amongst the peasantry—most notably those led by Oshio Heihachiro, Tanaka Shozo, and Sakura Sogoro. The story of Sakura Sogoro—a protest in which an archetypal heroic peasant martyr appealed directly to the elites in…

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  • Biography Of Yae Yamamoto Niijima

    3, 1845 in Aizu’s Mutsu province, which now lies in the Fukushima Prefecture, to Gonpachi Yamamoto, a samurai and gunnery instructor, and Saku Yamamoto. From a young age Yae was fascinated with the work her father and her older brother, Kakuma, did. Because of her constant begging and determination she convinced her father to let her learn gunnery, which for a woman of her time was very unusual as most women in Aizu actually were taught to use a Naginata. In 1865 she married Shonosuke Kawasaki a…

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  • Spectacular Accumulation Summary

    of documentation emerged in Japan in the late sixteenth century that compiles list of famous objects, registers paintings and ceramics, and consists of writings on display procedures, are used to understand the exchange of material culture between warlords. Examples would be the “Catalog of Lordly Paintaings” (Gomotsu on’e mokuroku) recorded in the 1460s, and the “Manual of the Attendant of the Shogunal Collection” (Kundaikan sōchōki), an influential document recording the Muromachi Palace…

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  • Bushido Code Of Conduct Essay

    life was also imperative, as it added balance to the warrior character of the samurai. Over time, the basic tenets of Bushido have been variously altered, transposed, and recycled within Japanese society, but a general emphasis on loyalty to country and family, and a downplaying of individualism have remained characteristic (Holmes). Bushido was used as the Japanese definition of a just war, used to strengthen centralization during the Sino War and World War II, and is a way of life that was…

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  • Confucianism During The Tokugawa Era

    Tokugawa Era As Tokugawa Ieyasu once said “The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.” Tokugawas main goal was to unite Japan, no matter how long it took. To him patience was not just waiting, it was enduring the hardships and all about self control. Tokugawa came to power by claiming descent from Minamoto Yamritomo. He ruled over japan from 1590–1616, and after his death his heirs occupied the shogunate and japan enjoyed peace for more than 250…

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  • Importance Of Japan's Education System

    Japan’s Educational System: An Admirable Method Most people would agree that the country of Japan is a world superpower that holds plenty of influence over much of the present world. Of course, the island country did not suddenly hold as much power as it currently does in a single day, nor did it have a lack of struggle to get to its current position. Japan has a long history that leads up to its current events, and a major portion of that history has contributed to the country’s current record…

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  • Five Women Who Loved Love Analysis

    About The Author and Book The book Five Women Who Loved Love was written by novelist and poet Saikaku Ihara. It is a combination of five novels and was first published in 1686. These different novels have been around for 330 years now and has since been a very popular book as age increased. Ihara was able to really understand the modern world. He was a writer during the Genroku period, which was the Edo era and known as the golden age. Saikaku born in 1642 and is a son of a wealthy…

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