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Japan Videos Most Western Eastern State on Planet Earth Land of Rising Sun, Samurai, geisha girl, distinctive culture Bonsai trees, Shodo – Calligraphy Sapporo, Comedy: Manga, Anime Island nation-state (British “Far East”; Japanese see rising sun) oLand of Rising Sun = Symbology of Flags (red sun middle) o4 main islands; 3, 000 other islands = Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu (N -- > S) oRyukyo Islands = Okinawa = Military base oKuril Islands = Disputed Russia & Japan (no treaty) Japan = Size of CA = 4x many people in Japan Climate: Eastern US oSeasonal changes (Hurricane timing in both locations àtyphoons) Very mtns = 75% Plate tectonics = Ring of Fire (volcanic activity) Agriculture: Rice Culturally distinct (Japan on fringe of China) Laggards to Loners (2ndlargest economy in world; #1 Asian power) oLate bloomer of Asian civilizations (China, Korea, India) oCame from Mongolio (central Asia) – 500 BC o4-500 AD (Borrowed things from Asia – influences, philosophies) oEmbraced Chinese writing styles, Buddhism/Daoism, pottery oConfucianism – 680 AD = State; emperor in charge, Yamato Dynasty (Jimmu) = Family line to present day (Akihito)
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2 Court nobles, shogun (military governors) oPyramid (King àNobles àKnights àPeasants) oEmperor àShogun àDaimyo àPeasants o
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