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Japanese History

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

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Edo Japan, A Virtual Tour

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

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."

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

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

Japan: Geography, Cuisine and Culture

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

Zen Garden

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