4 Japanese Islands
Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku
a Japanese native product, similar to the Chinese Daoism. Means "way of the gods"
Shinto spirits in nature
Daimyo noble clan controlled the shogunate in 9th-12th century Japan
The government of medieval Japan in which the shogun, a military and civil regent, served as the actual leader
Executors of the will of the large landholders and enforcers of public orders
parcels of productive land given as rewards for the servants of the emperors
rights attached to the shoen in Japan
military government under the shogun which had no European equivalent
written signs that were based on phonetics, rather than pictograms like the Chinese
noble Japanese family that controlled political power as shoguns from the later 1300s to the late 1500s
nobles who were similar to the dukes of feudal Europe
ancestors of the present day Cambodians
original name of the Kymer state known as Cambodia. Most powerful state until the invasion of the Thais. Based on a wet rice culture.
The main town of the maritime empire in 14th century Indonesia
in the 1400s naval departures created and stopped for unknown reasons
2 Qing rulers
Kangxi and Qienlong
Italian priest who was interested in the sciences and wrote in journals that gave insight into the Ming Civilization
City only people involved in government and wealthy people lived in.
A city north of the Great Wall where the Manzhou lived.
divided China into 15 provinces. Made jobs hereditary, classified the population into 3 chief groups (peasants,soldiers,workers) and created a crops of palace eunuchs.
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Last Chinese dynasty.
Zhu Yuanzhang (Hongwu)
founder of the Ming Dynasty. Built the city's capitol, Nanjing.
son of Hongwu. Rebuilt eastern half of The Great Wall and made a stronger army. More rice=high population
3 sects of Buddhism
Zen, The Pureland, and Nichiren
Nara and Heian Periods (710-1185)
This was the first capitol established in Honshu in 720. Dokyo, a monk, tried to use his following to gain political power. In 794, the imperial court moved to ____. Government struggled here.
Kamakura Period (1185-1333)
Period marked by the complete domination of the country by the samurai and the clan aristocracy
First Japanese Novels
Chronicles of Japan and Records of Ancient Matters, and The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
founder of the Pure Land sect of Buddhism