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Geography o Four main islands (west to east) Kyushu Nagasaki, Okinawa Shikoku Kagawa Honshu Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka Hokkaido o Eight regional blocks Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu o East vs. West East Tokyo, samurai class, men important, hierarchical West Osaka, Kyoto, women important, horizontal o Center vs. Periphery Center Super industrial – Tokyo Periphery Isolated Periods o 10,000 – 300 B.C. – Jomon
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o 300 B.C. – 300 A.D. – Yayoi o 300 – 552 – Kofun o 552 – 710 – Asuka o 710 – 794 – Nara o 794 – 1185 – Heian o 1185 – 1333 – Kamakura o 1336 – 1573 – Muromachi o 1568 – 1600 – Azuchi-Momoyama o 1600 – 1867 – Edo (Tokugawa) o 1868 – 1912 – Meiji o 1912 – 1926 – Taisho o 1926 – 1989 – Showa o 1989 – present – Heisei Jomon o Ainu – Hokkaido, Ryukyu-jin – Okinawa o Oldest pottery – rope designs o Dogu statues o Fish/marine life o Shinto Yayoi o Rice o Pottery simpler o Warfare everywhere
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China Qin, Han, Three Kingdoms Korea Paekche, Silla, Gogureo Kofun o Tombs Kinki Yamato dynasty Asuka o Capital in Asuka, Nara prefecture o Rise of Buddhism, Shinto absorbs it o Temples > tombs o International religion (Buddhism) connects Japan to outside Horyu-ji temple o Yamato Tenno Nihon Prince Shotoku o Foreign relations China Sui dynasty, Tang dynasty, might attack Korea Silla unified with Tang, might attack
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Nara o National Buddhism Todaiji temple Big Buddha Toshodaiji temple o Literature Kojiki Nihon Shoki Man’yoshu Poems Themes o Nature – mountains/bodies of water o Seasons o Animals/plants o Celestial/atmospheric Heian o
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course JPT 3500 taught by Professor Takahashi during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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