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    their families and friends. Due to its magnificent history and significance in Japanese culture, Hanami is worth to be preserved; however, developing its advantages and abandoning its flaws are also needed for the preservation. Influenced by the Chinese Tang Dynasty’s custom,…

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    Japan's Culture

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    An island nation straddled along the Pacific coast of Asia, modern Japan is home to over 126 million people. Of those, 38 million live in Japan’s capital of Tokyo (Central Intelligence Agency, 2016). Japanese people share a distinctive culture. According to the U.S. Army Doctrine Reference Publication 5-0 (2012), culture is best described as, “shared beliefs, values, norms, customs, behaviors, and artifacts members of a society use to cope with the world and each other”. Japan’s culture…

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    the centuries. Japanese architecture has an extensive and well documented history, like much of the art and culture of the Japanese. Japan’s architecture has long been influenced by China, but it also has its own distinctions, respectably. For instance, the availability of materials and the function of the buildings. The prominent ‘look’ of Japanese architecture began early around 57 BC. Prior to this point, homes in Japan were made from wood with dirt floors and there was very little to…

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    Decolonization Of Japan

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    India are prime examples of this. While most of these countries came under the control of those powers, Japan was pretty much able to control who came in and out of the country and this allowed them to remain independent. Japan was populated with many clans, which would mean any western power that wanted to colonize Japan, would have to deal with each individual clan. Another reason that Japan would be difficult to colonize could’ve been…

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    The economy of Japan grew rapidly in 1972 until 1989. It was known as the Japanese asset price bubble or Bubble Economy, which was represented high economic dominance of Japan. During the Bubble Economy, Japan was considered as rising force in the world of economy. Japan’s economic power was growing high to the point the whole world was paying attention to economy movement of Japan. However, it all went downhill in 1989, when the economic bubble disappeared. Then Japan entered whole era in 1989…

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    Hangaku Gozen Comparison

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    Many people in Japan remember two significant figures in Japan's many legends, Tomoe Gozen and Hangaku Gozen. There are many differences between them as well as similarities. Tomoe Gozen and Hangaku Gozen are both strong and powerful women who went down in Japan’s history. However, they might have fought differently and are remembered differently. In general terms both these talented women were samurai and fought for Japan. Although the similarities between Tomoe and Hangaku are strong and clear…

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    Ainu In Japanese Culture

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    of the islands of Japan, Japan is also the only minority, they live in the Hokkaido region of Japan, has a long history and rich culture. The world view of the contents of the Ainu history, the Ainu language culture, the Ainu are described. National language and culture of the Ainu, for us to understand the cultural diversity of modern Japanese society which has an important significance. Japan is the world 's peoples constitute one of the most simple, many people think that Japan is a single…

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    are present in the forces of the world; however, they are very central to their mother land, Japan. The second common feature is, its Global distribution. Although Shinto has a very small presence outside of Japan, they still share this feature because it does have presence outside of Japan. However, Shinto does not seek or encourage conversion into Shintoism because the religion is too closely tied to Japan. Thirdly, it has Many Gods and Spirits. Shinto believes in the existence of Kami which…

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    religious culture in Japan, it wasn’t necessarily thought of as a spiritual guide, but was a technology that enhanced disease prevention, and warfare antics, state security, and increased the power and wellbeing of those who were in possession of it. (8-2) It was elitists until the 8th century when missionaries started to educate ordinary people. There is a large defining presence in Japanese religious culture. Shinto is said to be the organized religion prior to Buddhism in Japan, without…

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    one of the bloodiest wars in human history, World War Two. If America had not entered this conflict, the outcome may have been completely different, and the world significantly different than from what it is now. It may have been the attack on Pearl Harbor that officially marked America’s entrance into the war, but the reason actually stems back about 90 years ago, when Commodore Mathew Perry forced Japan open to trade. It was Commodore Perry who encountered Japan after 90 long years in…

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