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    it has to do with an increasing sense of vulnerability and fragility on the part of the Japanese toward their own culture in the 1990s as the economic juggernaut that had powered Japan through most of its post-war years began to sputter and collapse.” (2006, p. 297) Napier combined the young girl, Miyazaki’s anxiety about the relationship between modern Japan and good traditions, and the background of post-war history. The deep consideration is unique among these articles. Besides, there is an interesting discovery in Lim’s work. (2013) In the research, Lim found out the popular topic of environment issue that many researchers underlined is not very obvious to the ordinary audience. Napier and Reider both considered the cleansing behavior reflects not only the Shinto perspective of purification but also the pollution status in Japan’s environment. But Wei figured out in the fieldwork that most audiences did not notice the connection between the film and pollution. As McKee (2003) stated, when we read a text…

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    cultural activities from one group of people to another. This often leads to adaptations of new traditions, religions, languages and many other practices. Although very common in the 21st century, global interactions were very infrequent and uncommon in the past, either due to the geographical proximity or fear of the unknown. But regardless of that fact, many of the most instrumental interactions…

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    promoting them, were incorporated into Japanese society. A major impact of China on Japan is Buddhism. Siddharta Gautama was born in India, and was the center of Buddhism. The religion is based off of his teachings. It was spreading across Asia and eventually came to China. Japanese citizens liked Buddhism, but it caused some controversy because the Buddha was not Japanese, he was Indian. Many people, though, still practiced the religion. More of China’s influences were parts of…

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    China and Japan are always thought of of being the exact same. The people who think that are the ones that do not even live in the same continent as China and Japan! Though, it does feel like they would be the same since they both prospered around 600 CE and had similar cultural ties. While, yes, they both have a lot of similar aspects, both of them have enormous distinct and different features about themselves. China and Japan both had traditions and culture ties with Buddhism and had similar…

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    The Rise of Japan Before World War II Before and during World War II, Japan had a slogan that said, “to die for the Emperor is to live forever,” (“Voices of Many,” par. 4). This was one of many philosophies that pushed the Japanese people to go to war to fight for their country. With the mass of soldiers that Japan accumulated before World War II, it was able to conquer more land. This push made Japan a bigger political power, but it also made Japan a bigger target, eventually helping it to…

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    The Medieval Period started at different times for all places. In Europe it began about 800 CE. In Japan it started about 1100 CE. Feudal Europe and Feudal Japan were two periods of time that were very similar but very different at the same time: politically, socially, and economically. A major difference between Japan and Europe was their warriors. Warriors were important in both but in Japan they were called Samuri and Europe they are called knights. Knights in Europe fought in the military in…

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    Both Japan and Korea were politically influenced by the Chinese through China’s system of the governing body of their nation, while also being culturally influenced by China through their religion, Buddhism and Confucianism. However, both Japan and Korea differed politically because the Korean’s followed Tributaries and the Japanese followed feudalism, and culturally because Japan followed the Zen branch of Buddhism and Korea followed the Chan branch. Korea and Japan were almost identical to…

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    For those who have never been to Asian countries, is invaluable to understand different areas of the world so they can work more effectively with other cultures. Japan is located in East Asia on the Pacific Sea. The currency in Japan is the Yen (JPY). It has four main islands, and a large number of active volcanoes that cause the country to have frequent earthquakes. Japan’s Prime Minister is working hard to not only preserve his nation’s landscape but also modernize his government. Foreign…

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    Hook: In more ways than one, the ways of ancient cities and countries are specific to one place, but they also connect and intertwine together. Preview: The culture and developments in Japan’s Golden Age also overlap with that of China in early times. The two civilizations both had similar types of government, literature, language, and religion, though they still had aspects of their worlds that were uniquely their own. These countries are geographically close to one another, but when going…

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    Tang Dynasty and Japan The Tang Dynasty(619-907AD) ended the chaos that existed after the reign by e dynasty and united China. It was founded by Li’s family in the capital of Chang an. The Tang dynasty was one of the greatest dynasties in Chinese history (ushistory). Diplomacy was one of the most successful parts during the Tang Dynasty. Culture, language, education and religion were exchanged rapidly between China and Japan (taschool). In the Tang dynasty, religion was one of the most…

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