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MERLOT II


    

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Japanese History

by Jean H. Braden
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Description:
Materials that can be used by a college student population to study the History of Japanese Culture and Institutions

Authorized users only:


1.

Edo Japan, A Virtual Tour


Added 07/28/2006
Edo became the most important cultural center during the Period of the Tukagawa.
2.

In Little Need of Divine Intervention: Scrolls of the Mongol Invasion of Japan


Added 07/28/2006
The Mongols attempted two invasions of Japan. Both times the military was destroyed by winds. The Japanese believed that they were protected by the Gods. Thus, Japan developed the concept of the "Divine Wind" or "kamikazi."
3.

Black Ships and Samurai. Comodore Perry and the Opening of Japan


Added 07/28/2006
Excelent drawings of the visit.
4.

Japan: Geography, Cuisine and Culture


Added 07/28/2006
This document provides resources on Japan. There is a lot of coverage of cuisine.
5.

Zen Garden


Added 07/28/2006
A beautiful website on Japanese gardens.
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