Economic history of Japan
The economic history of Japan is most studied for the spectacular social and economic growth in the 1800s after the Meiji Restoration, when it became the first non-European power, and for the expansio...
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Military history of Japan
The military history of Japan is characterized by a long period of clan warfare until the 12th century AD, followed by feudal wars which sometimes culminated in a military government called a shogunat...
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Simon Kaspé
Simon Kaspé (died 1933) was a Jewish resident of Harbin, Manchuria, who was kidnapped, ransomed, tortured and murdered by a gang of fascist Russian criminals under the influence of Konstantin Rodzaev...
History of education in Japan
The history of education in Japan dates back at least to the sixth century, when Chinese learning was introduced at the Yamato court. Foreign civilizations have often provided new ideas for the develo...
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Tōfuku-ji
Tōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five ...
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Takiyama Castle
Takiyama Castle 滝山城 (Taki-yama-jō), is a name of castles in Japan.
Kokugaku
Kokugaku (Kyūjitai: 國學/Shinjitai: 国学; lit. National study) was an academic movement, a school of Japanese philology and philosophy originating during the Tokugawa period. Kokugaku scholars worked to r...
Kaitai Shinsho
Kaitai Shinsho (解体新書, Kyūjitai: 解體新書, roughly meaning "New Text on Anatomy") is a medical text translated into Japanese during the Edo period. It is based on the Dutch-language translation Ontleed...
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Koreshige Inuzuka
Captain Koreshige Inuzuka (犬塚惟重, Inuzuka Koreshige, 11 July 1890 – 19 February 1965) was the head of the Japanese Imperial Navy's Advisory Bureau on Jewish Affairs from March 1939 until April ...
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Aso Mining forced labor controversy
The Aso Mining forced labor controversy concerns the use of Allied prisoners of war (POW) and Korean conscripts as laborers for the Aso Mining Company in Japan during World War II. Surviving laborers...
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Recruit scandal
The Recruit scandal (リクルート事件, Rikurūto jiken) was an insider trading and corruption scandal that forced many prominent Japanese politicians to resign in 1988.Recruit is a human resources and c...
History of rail transport in Japan
The history of rail transport in Japan began in the late Edo period. There have been four main stages:
Though rail transport had been known through Dutch traders in Dejima, Nagasaki and earlier, t...
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Japanese cryptology from the 1500s to Meiji
The cipher system that Uesugi used is basically a simple substitution usually known as a Polybius square or “checkerboard.” The i-ro-ha alphabet contains forty-eight letters, so a seven-by-seven squar...
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Kiichiro Higuchi
Kiichirō Higuchi (樋口 季一郎, Higuchi Kiichirō, 20 August 1888 – 11 October 1970) was a lieutenant general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II.
Higuchi was born in what is now part o...
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Shunga
Shunga (春画) is a Japanese term for erotic art. Most shunga are a type of ukiyo-e, usually executed in woodblock print format. While rare, there are extant erotic painted handscrolls which predate...
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Hikimayu
Hikimayu (引眉) was the practice of removing the natural eyebrows and painting smudge-like eyebrows on the forehead in pre-modern Japan.Hiki means "pull" and mayu means "eyebrows". Aristocratic wome...
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Visas and Virtue
Visas and Virtue is a 1997 narrative short film inspired by the true story of Holocaust rescuer Chiune "Sempo" Sugihara, who is known as "The Japanese Schindler". Sugihara issued over 2,000 transit v...
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Yokozawa Shōgen
Yokozawa Shōgen (横沢将監) was a Japanese samurai of the sixteenth century, who served Date Masamune, ruler of the Sendai domain.In September 1616, under an order by Date Masamune, Yokozawa went to Me...
Ritsuryō
Ritsuryō (律令) is the historical law system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan. The political system in accord to Ritsuryō is called "Ritsuryō-sei" (律令制). Kyaku...