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The Art and Culture of Japan
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Early Japanese History and Culture Original chief city had been Nara Less than a century later various settlements came together in a new capital known as Kyoto Native Japanese religion was Shintoism (involved not only worship of the spirits of nature, but the imperial cult which means that the ruler and his ancestors were worshipped as divine
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Cont… The Tale of Genji by Lady Murasaki Shikibu was the most famous literary work Known as one of the great achievements of Japanese literature Describes amorous adventures of Prince Genji set against a background very similar to in which Murasaki herself moved
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Feudal Rule Samurai doroko – a new office that gave the emperor control of all Japan's warriors Over time local Daimyo (Warlords) began to assert their own authority against the
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Unformatted text preview: shogun 1467-1568 are known as the Age of the Warring States Fighting between various warlords finally ended under two powerful leaders The Edo Period Artist of Edo period produced a wide variety of work Peacocks and Peonies was a silk painting that combined the richness of color of traditional Japanese art Woodblock- a popular new medium made possible the making of multiple copies for a growing number of collectors Hokusai Katsushika was the most famous Modern Japan: The Meiji Emperor Mitsuhitos reign is known as the Meiji (enlightened government) A new army modeled on the German system was formed Banks, railroads and a merchant marine all permitted Japan to industrialize faster than India or China...
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