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Click to edit Master subtitle  style  5/7/11 Japan Megan Schoonover and  Jackie Lotshaw
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 5/7/11
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 5/7/11 Language Japanese
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 5/7/11 A Brief History Waves of Settlement Jomon hunter-gatherers from Asian mainland 400 BCE: Yayoi people 250 – 538 CE: Kofun 538 – 710 CE: Asuka Period 710 – 794 CE: First strong central government;  Shintoism religion
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 5/7/11 Facts Emperor --  Akihito Symbol of State and the Unity of the People Prime Minister --  Naoto Kan Head of Government Appointed by the Emperor as directed by the Diet Government   --  Constitutional monarchy
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 5/7/11 Capital  – Tokyo Located on island of Honshu Ethnicity  --Japanese 99%; Korean, Chinese,  Brazillian, Filipino, other 1% Religion  -- Shintoist and Buddhist 84%, other  16% (including Christian 0.7%) Agriculture  -- rice, sugar beets, vegetables,  fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish. Monetary Unit  – Yen 
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 5/7/11 Food Origins Asian mainland Buddhism Traditional – rice served with vegetables and  fish; Edo Period Vegetarian cooking style – soy products Sushi
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 5/7/11 Food Trends Rice-Centered White Soybean Soup/Salad Sashimi Pickled Foods
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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