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  • Japanese History: The Tokugawa Period

    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 Tokugawa’s judicial and punishment implementations was to be as ruthless as possible. This notion is due to the governments want to control crime and burakumin through fear and example. To do such a thing they used various methods of torture and execution through…

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  • Circadian Aerobic Exercise

    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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  • The Salem Witch Trials: A Dark Period In History

    The Salem Witch Trials can simply be described as the following: a dark period in history where unwarranted persecution and ignorance ran amuck in human society. This phrase summarizes the gist of many historical opinions generated by this horrific event. However, this phrase implies that witch hunts abruptly stopped after this dramatic and sickening period in history, unfortunately this assumption is false. The witch trials of Salem involved the execution of twenty residents, and the…

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  • The Three Historical Periods

    In our history, there have been countless historical periods, which have impacted our world in various ways. These historical periods involve any situations from political, social and economic events that have occurred. In this essay, I will be describing the economic, social, and political distinctions of three historical periods. The historical periods I will be discussing are The Antebellum Period, the Civil War and the Market Revolution. Furthermore, let us start by discussing the antebellum…

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  • Early Childhood Language Development

    Studies have shown that every child goes through the same steps of language development. In a child 's development they will learn roughly 18 words everyday of their mother tongue. The first step is the prelinguistic period, which is the when a child is between the ages of 0 and 15 months old. At this age the child has not yet acquired their first word. By 3 days old a child can already recognize their mother’s voices as well as showing preference for language over music. The second step is the…

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  • Social Isolation In Japan

    Japan’s Edo period, lasted from 1603 to 1867, would be the final era of traditional Japanese government, culture and society before the Meiji Restoration of 1868; when the Tokugawa shoguns and citizens transformed the country into the modern era. For instance, Japan during Edo feared that European missionaries might spread out the Christianity in Japan, therefore they decided to isolate themselves to defend their culture, society and religion. The Edo period then began to be challenged as Japan…

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  • The Importance Of The Meiji Restoration Of Japan

    Japan's Tokugawa, or Edo, period existed from 1603 to 1868, until it underwent many rapid key developments, transforming the traditional Japanese government, society, and culture into the modern Meiji Restoration of 1868. The Meiji Restoration overturned the long-reigning Tokugawa shoguns and pushed Japan into a modern era. During the Tokugawa period there were many blossoming developments that prompted the modernisation of Japan to take place such as the decline of the Bakufu (military…

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  • The Golden Period: The Heian Period

    In history, many civilizations have existed, but there are few who reach a peak time of peace and prosperity, where amazing works of art, science and education are created. The footprint left in society from these civilizations is everlasting and historians call them 'golden ages ' .The Heian period ( 794–1185 ) created a time in which Japanese art and literature flourished, and the Japanese court was at its peak. The unified religious practices of the Heian 's and, most importantly, the…

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  • Sakoku In Japan

    Imagining a country that is totally closed off from all exterior surroundings is very difficult do, as there are very few countries that even have the resources for such an endeavor. This is the perceived vision of what Japan was like during the Tokugawa period, where the Shoguns employed an idea of Sakoku in Japan. But what does Sakoku mean? There is a literal translation of closing down the country, but the foreign relations policy did not follow this word for word translation . Along with…

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  • Analysis Of Sarashina Nikki

    Sarashina Nikki: A Bridge to the Heian Period With Sarashina Nikki, one has a portal to one of the greatest era of Japanese history, a time of high culture and art. Lady Sarashina’s memoir, Sarashina Nikki, supplies a crucial lens for viewing the Heian period. Specifically, the work provides a historical glimpse into the life of an aristocrat. Presented throughout Sarashina Nikki is a recount of Lady Sarashina’s experience as an aristocrat -- she embarks on pilgrimages to distant lands and…

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