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  • Decolonization Of Japan

    power’s influence spread throughout the world. They came into contact with many types of people, but most of these encounters didn’t end well for some of the natives. Most of the powers were land hungry and wanted to control locations for trade; Egypt and 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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  • 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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  • Individuality In Japan

    I was greeted by three university students from the Akita prefecture. I ended up talking with them for a good hour, fully naked (one of the requirements of onsen). Besides the obvious naked relationship we all shared, we delved into quite interesting topics ranging from sustainability and agriculture to individuality. I learned that the young people in Japan are changing from a culture of wa (harmony) to individuality. The progress of actualization and extent of this change, I do not know. What…

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  • The Spread Of Buddhism In Japan

    The country of Japan was an agricultural set of islands. In 513 Prince Shotoku came to power as a regent for Empress Suiko. He sent more people to sail over to China and Korea to gain new teachings and ideas. A big idea that came from India was Buddhism. Buddhism was a big part of lives in Japan. Japan also learned the government structure of China and copied it. One of the big parts that Japan copied of China was the social structure. Japan made a little adjustments to it but it ended up being…

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  • Life Expectancy In Japan

    Health Japan has a healthy life style, which leads to a higher life expectancy. Such a thing can be great and disadvantageous at the same time. The life expectancy average in Japan is eighty-four years of age. In the United States the life expectancy average is seventy nine years ("The World Factbook: United States"). The life expectancy is five years lower in the United States. The infant mortality rate in Japan is at 0.2 percent, and in the United States it is at about 0.6 percent; Japan’s…

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  • Country Analysis Of Japan

    Japan Country Analysis Japan is one of the most popular countries in the world, which has a history of more than one thousand years. Notably, the country has been involved in difference occurrences such as wars, natural disasters, economic turmoil and expansion. Although there were different consequences against the country, but its government was able to manage Japan to survive and growing for many centuries. During the 15th century, Japan was experienced in different civil wars. These…

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  • Japan Vs Cambodia

    Both Japan and Cambodia are countries which belong to Asia, the largest continent on Earth. On the other hand, based on the term “geographical realm”, they are in different realms. One is in East Asia, and the other is in Southeast Asia. They also have the distinction in many aspects such as physical pattern, history, population features, economic and political issues, and socio-cultural issues. The characteristics of Japan and Cambodia will be explored obviously by looking at the similarities…

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  • The Role Of Women In Japan

    The origins of Japan 's shrinking population and its repercussions The population of advanced countries is known to be growing at a lower rate than those of developping countries. But more than a low growth, some countries actually experience a decline of their population. Japan became one of those countries in 2009, and as of 2016, has a negative growth rate of 0.19% according to the CIA. There are several factors that account for this situation, and challenges that Japan will face in the…

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  • Japan Industrialization Dbq

    Through industrialization and colonization, Japan became an economically established participant of global competition over trade. To withstand Western pressure, Japan felt the need to industrialize because “Japan as an agricultural country cannot stand against Russia, Australia, Canada, or America.” (Doc 7) However, since Japan consists of numerous disconnected smaller islands, and it lacks valuable resources, except silk and coal, Japan struggled to meet the high demands of the Western…

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  • Japan Holiday Essay

    1.Introduction My rational of choosing Japan for a holiday is because I personally like their culture, savoury food and their beautiful scenery of the country. Japan is an island in the Pacific in which is divided by the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. Japan consists of four main islands that are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Tokyo is one of a prefecture of Honshu and other largest cities that include Yokahama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima and Sendai.…

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