Unformatted text preview: 2. decreed that capital city be built as a center of government 3. ordered the compilation of population and taxation of register 4. introduced a system of taxation Adoption of written law-Up until the 7 th century Japan was governed by customs and conventions-Taiho-Yoro Code-Legal code based on China crap-Consisted of two sections penile code and administration code-Administration code was the most important because it was the bases of Japanese government up until the 19 th century-The capital city of Nara in Japan was a direct copy of the capital city of China Changon-The actual structure was very similar Significance 1. Massive borrowing of Chinese stuff to Japan 2. Led to secondary cultural tradition of borrowing...
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- Fall '07
- History, japan, Constitutional monarchy, Capital city, Japanese language, Government of Japan