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    The Asuka period listed from 538 A.D. until 710 A.D. This was from the middle of the sixth century to the beginning of the eighth century. This period was known for its significant social, artistic, and political transformations. This period also introduced Buddhism from Korea. There were some main events that occurred in the Asuka Period. The first major thing that happened in the Asuka Period was the Taika reforms. This was the time when the soga government was overthrown by Prince Naka-no-Ôe and Nakatomi Kamatari. The taika reforms tried to get all of japan on one accord. This failed because ome of the other clans wanted to go their own way. This reform started with Prince Shotoku was said to beone of the most important Asuka ruler. He…

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    its small size, It is overwhelming in the sense that it depicts a future ruler as an innocent child. The piece of work appears to be delicate in both subject matter as well as its composition. Given the size of the work and the fact that it is a freestanding form, the viewer can easily inspect all aspects of it. Because of its delicate nature and depiction an important figure in Japanese history, the purpose of this piece of work is meant to used as both a tool for prayer, and a commemorative…

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    The Heian Period, was a period of both chaos and beauty. Marked with the decline of the imperial family, and the rise of the Fujiwara Regency, the Heian period was filled with dramatic shifts of power, and the emergence of new political and economic powers. While literature and the arts prospered in court, as seen with the Tales of Genji, greed and manipulation also bled throughout. From the rise of the imperial statehood, and to the dominance of the aristocracy, the Heian Period was muddled…

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    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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    Known for her stories about adolescents struggling towards adulthood, Higuchi Ichiyō creates a small world full of contrasting young characters in one of her famous works, “Child’s Play”. Also known as “Takekurabe”, which translates to “growing up”, the children of the story cross the line that separates child from adult during a period of individualism and edification. Although “Child’s Play” embraces the purity of the coming-of-age theme, it adds darker elements in order to show the realistic…

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    1. The Tokugawa period is that from 1600-1868 while the Meiji period is from 1868-1912. During the Tokugawa period, there were various levels of class including Samurai, Farmer, Artisans, Merchants, and outcasts (aka hinin or burakumin). The Samurai and burakumin were especially important matters during that time as Samurai’s served as retainers for Daimyos and other government bodies within the domains of Japan. The Tokugawa period was a time of harsh punishment and fear. Much of the…

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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation" King not only preached nonviolence, he practiced it. He used words rather than fists, and marches rather than guns. King's ability to rise above the common misconception of the need to fight fire with fire, and be morally better than his oppressors was mind numbing. To be violent while making a moral stand ruins the moral stand. King's moral courage is so provocative because of his commitment…

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    museum and recital hall. Many music majors spend time in this venue honing their listening and performing skills. The individual who performed today was a member of the University of Kentucky faculty. The hall was a great venue to enjoy classical music. There was plenty of seating available, audience was excellent and they were very respectful to the performer. The hall was designed specifically for the performance of classical music and very little to no distortion when the performer hit notes…

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    The turnover from the Tokugawa period to the Meiji is historically seen as a Japan entering a new age of modernization and industrialization to reach western levels of civilization. Tokugawa as a traditional, old fashioned age while Meiji metaphorically as opening itself up to new ideas and western ways of thinking. The Meiji era was a time where Japan opened itself up to western influence. This romanticized way of viewing Meiji as a triumphant time of growing industry and capitalism is,…

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    During the Heian period, a patriarchal system exists where women are treated as the inferior species. Women are usually thought as passive beings who lacks the intelligences to master complex language like Chinese or physical talents to be a warrior. Moreover, the main role of women were to write poetry and be a disposal source of entertainment for men. Although these social norms may exists, some women are bold and powerful enough to make men feel inferior, which shows efforts to resists these…

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