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    Over the following centuries the power of the emperor and the imperial court gradually declined and passed to the military clans and their armies of samurai warriors. The Minamoto clan under Minamoto no Yoritomo emerged victorious from the Genpei War of 1180–85. After seizing power, Yoritomo set up his capital in Kamakura and took the title of shogun. In 1274 and 1281, the Kamakura shogunate withstood two Mongol invasions, but in 1333 it was toppled by a rival claimant to the shogunate, ushering in the Muromachi period. During the Muromachi period regional warlords known as daimyō grew in power at the expense of the shogun. Eventually, Japan descended into a period of civil war. Over the course of the late sixteenth century, Japan was reunified…

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    The Muromachi Period

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    The Muromachi period was from 1333 to 1600. The Muromachi shogunate was the second of Japan's three military commands. Between the Kamakura shogunate and the Tokugawa shogunate. The Shugo were selected to one or more domains in which they were to keep the stability, manage justice, and ensure tax gathering. Although military lords with extensive landholdings and personal following, their lands were not necessarily located in their provinces of assignment. During the 15th era, as some Shugo and…

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    remained virtually unchanged for hundreds of years and it is still done by hand in many places like the city of Kanazawa—hence the name—which produces about 99% of Japan's gold leaves. There was a time when the production of gold and silver leaf was strictly prohibited in places other than Edo and Kyoto because the feudal government was trying to solidify its economic system. Yet Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the great rulers of the country, was known for his love of gold, and every ruler in the…

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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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    Kamakura Culture The culture of the Kamakura period was based on the tradition of the national culture of the Heian era and was a mixture of the values of the emerging warriors and peasants. The Kamakura period overwhelmed political and military aspects; however, in terms of culture, it lagged behind the aristocratic culture of long - established tradition. Later, the new culture of unauthorized warrior readers gradually began to overtake the traditional culture. The characteristic of this age…

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    Tenmyouya Hisashi Essay

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    his later years was a writer and critic this leading to him help create The Night Society which was to explore literature along with avant-garde art styles. Hisashi really like Okamoto’s vision of two versions of Japanese art he said that there are 2 forms, Yayoi-like in which it’s a delicate and graceful pieces of art, while Jomon-like is excessive but yet innovated pieces of work. With Tenmyouya wanting to break free from the current conventional Japanese art style he enjoyed the thought and…

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    Sakoku In Japan

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    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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    INFO498 Final Case Studies Name:_Chris Harlan____ Instructions: Your essays will be graded on content to include grammar and spelling. Each case should take 1-2 pages including diagrams. The essay answers for both #2 and #3 should be 500 to 700 words each, in order to completely answer the questions. Please submit as one document. Assignment: #1. Forest Point Construction (System Planning) a. What is the correct total time? The correct total time for this project is 31 days. b.…

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    Rossini’s music had a formulaic quality with many of his operas being similar in structure. He utilised a general framework called “la solita forma” in which operas followed a standardized pattern based in building drama and increasing complexity (Beghelli, 2011, p.97). This formula enabled Rossini and other composers to maintain a high volume of output over a short period of time without sacrificing quality or audience reception. A result of method was work that often lacked thematic recurrence…

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    economy was mainly aided through agriculture. Before the restoration, Japan was controlled by hundreds of semi-independent feudal lords. The Meiji period…

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