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  • The Bushido Code Analysis

    Musui’s Story The Bushido code can be witnessed in Musui’s Story, which is an autobiography of Tokugawa Samurai. This autobiography documents the life of Katsu Kokichi, who was a samurai in Japan’s late Tokugawa period. This story gives excellent examples of how Katsu Kokichi broke and disrespected the Bushido code along with disrespecting himself from early childhood till his death. Some of the behavior that Kokichi did to disrespect the Bushido code was lying, cheating, and stealing. For…

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  • How Did The Romantic Period Shaped The Victorian Period?

    The Victorian Period is marked by Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901. The Romantic Period preceded the Victorian Period and served as a transition period between 20th-century literature. The salvaging of themes in classical literature and medieval literature were repurposed into the writings of the English Victorian Period. The Victorian writers displayed well-established styles of writing from previous eras, while at the same time pushing original customs to new and interesting directions…

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  • The Second Temple Period

    Introduction The Second Temple period is a remarkable time in history. To gain a full understanding of the New Testament, one must thoroughly explore the political and religious background of this time period. Prior to the Second Temple period, the Hebrews were in captivity under Babylonian rule. This captivity dispersed the Hebrews among many locations with major effects upon the people, including social, cultural, and religious. Although the majority of the Hebrews would never return to…

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  • The Juvenile Rights Period

    There are five periods of juvenile justice history. They include the colonial period, refuge period, juvenile court period, juvenile rights period, and crime control period. The colonial period lasted from 1600s to 1800s. During the colonial American period, two influences remained constant: the authority of the parent and the role of religion. Parents continued to be given wide latitude in dealing with their children, whether through abusive or other means. An example of this can be found in…

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  • Keiretsu Case Study

    Background: Let us understand about Japan's corporate governance system known as a keiretsu which dates back to the 1600s, but was then propelled by the Japanese government's newly formed Meiji Restoration in 1866 as the world entered the industrial revolution. Keiretsu has popularly two models namely: Modern Horizontal Keiretsus Here the purpose of the model is strictly distribution of goods around the globe. It may seek new markets for keiretsu companies, help incorporate keiretsu companies…

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  • Significance Of The Yasukuni Shrine

    The shrine was administered by the army and navy up until the time of defeat in World War II when the American occupation authorities imposed the constitutional separation of religion and the state. The controversy over visits by Japanese prime ministers to the shrine arose from the fact that in 1978, the Yasukuni Shrine enshrined 14 executed World War II class-A criminals among the war dead, which generated dispute from neighboring Asian countries who view these visits as representing the…

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  • Meiji Japan Analysis

    During the era of Meiji Japan, Japan opened its doors and became influenced by societies like Europe. In Sanshirō: a Novel by Natsume Sōseki, Japan became influenced by Europe’s ideas of individuality and humanism. The people in Meiji Japan believed and accepted to a great extend the European narrative of the Enlightenment of humanism, people being seen as a human who determine their own destiny, individuality, which meant people do what is in their self-interest, people were logical and…

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  • Black Symbolism In Easter Culture: Kinkakuji

    of Japan liked to use gold leaf in buildings and furniture as a representation of their power. The lowest floor of Kinkakuji was a room for relaxation and entertainment it is built in the Shinden style used for palace buildings during the Heian Period, and it is the only floor that is not covered in gilded wood. Its natural wood pillars and white plaster walls contrast yet complements the gilded upper stories of the pavilion. The dark color…

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  • The Antebellum Period Movement

    The time period between the end of the Revolutionary War and the Civil war is commonly known as the Antebellum Period. Many different movements occurred throughout the period which changed the way America was sculpted. Some movements that occurred include the Abolitionist movement, the creation of canals and railroads in the North, the creation of the public school systems, the industrialization movement of the North, and a movement known as the Second Awaking. All of these movements…

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  • Ebola Virus Disease Analysis

    In March 2014 the world was hit by the news that there had been an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the west of Africa. Although this is not the first outbreak of this disease, it is the most severe outbreak we have ever seen since its discovery in 1976. This essay aims to talk about what the EVD is, the current epidemic and the risk for people around the world. Ebolavirus is named after the Ebola River in Zaire (now The Democratic Republic of Congo) in 1976. The first outbreak of…

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