Japan Essays

  • Comparing Japan And Japan

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    long-term orientation, high individualism and indulgence and intermediate masculinity and uncertainty avoidance. Comparatively Japan has an intermediate power distance score, high scores for masculinity, uncertainty avoidance and long-term orientation and are collectivists and restrained. The Power Distance index measures how people react to inequalities in society. Japan has a higher power distance score than Australia and is thus more hierarchal. They have more strict rules than in Australia such

  • Japan

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    Japan Geographical Setting Japan is an island country in the North Pacific Ocean. It lies off the northeast coast of mainland Asia and faces Russia,Korea, and China. Four large islands and thousands of smaller ones make up Japan. The four major islands- Hokkaido,Honshu,Kyushu and Shikoku form a curve that extends for about 1,900 kilometres. Topography Japan is a land of great natural beauty. mountains and hills cover about 70% of the country. IN fact, Japanese islands consist of

  • Japan

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    Japan Japan is a small country located in Eastern Asia. The country Japan is made up of thousands of islands, 4 major islands, and over 3000 minor ones. The capital of Honshu (A major island) is Tokyo, which is also the capital of Japan. The area of Japan is 377.915 km², with a population of 127.6 million (updated in 2012), having 337566 people per km². These facts are shocking. Having 127.6 million people in a country is awe-some, but it frightens one even more so to imagine having over 337 thousand

  • Japan

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    Japan Table of Contents I. Geography a.) Land b.) Climate c.) Vegetation d.) Population and Culture e.) Natural Resources and Land Usage II. History a.) Post WWII-Present III. Economics IV. Politics and Government V. Military VI. International Relations VII. International Appeal The island of Japan (145,826 sq. mi.) is located in the North Pacific Ocean. It is bounded by on the north by the Sea of Okhotsk, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Pacific Ocean

  • The Wonders of Japan

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    Japan has many wonders that the general public does not know of. Most Americans only know about the past wars of Japan, therefore they don’t know the true history of the people that life there. Several wonders of Japan include its History, Government, Geography and Topography, Cultural Customs and Economy and Trade. Japan has a lot of many wonders, but the most wonderful thing is its history. For instance, in 1898, the shogunate was forced to resign and the emperor was restored to power. The

  • Earthquake in Japan

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    still rising (Branigan 2). The disaster in Japan began without warning on Friday March 11, 2011 at 2:46pm with a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, the strongest ever recorded in the country (Fackler 3). A massive thirty-three foot high tsunami, generated by the earthquake, swept over lands in northern Japan, taking objects and debris with it. To make matters worse, the tsunami caused the cooling systems at several nuclear power plants to fail. The disaster in Japan was a tragic event, and it had a plethora

  • Culture of Japan

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    Culture of Japan The Japanese have been around for many years. They are a very distict population where their culture influences many aspects of our lives. A brief history of Japan will enlighten the many ideas and topics in which explains how and why these ideas play a role in their culture. Shinto is the older animist religion of traditional Japan. However, Japans’ religious status is Buddhism. This faith has been sacred for just litte over twelve hundred years. These two religions have intertwined

  • Japan and Korea

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    the Korea and Japan to a great extent. In the past few years, the two countries have been seeking cooperation for the common aim of keeping the security in the Pacific region but things did not always work out fine due to many reasons including the historic background of two countries. In this paper, the historical background, the chronology of main events, the development of the relations and the current situation regarding the security and cultural issues, between Korea and Japan will be examined

  • Japan Essay

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    Introduction- Japan Japan is located in the continent of Asia. This country is made up of many islands. There are four major islands in Japan which are Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, and Kyushu. However, Honshu is the largest and most popular as well as home to Tokyo, Kyoto, and other major cities. Japan is often called "The Land of The Rising Sun” because it is located in the Far East and most peoples know that sun rises in the east. The Japanese also refers to their country as "Nippon" or Nihon" which

  • Japan and the West

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    From the moment Japan opened its ports to Western ships, Japanese people from all over the country played catch-up to Western technology, ideas, and beliefs. However, they quickly noticed that Japanese national and cultural identity was rapidly disappearing in favor of the seemingly more sophisticated Western style of thought. The Meiji Period, lasting from 1868-1912, was a huge pivotal point in the fusion of Japanese and Western styles. Novelists penned many works during this time, detailing

  • Shogunate Japan

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    The Tokugawa period, also known as Edo period (1603-1867), was the final period of traditional Japan that lasted for more than 250 years (britannica.com,2013). The period was a time of internal peace, political stability, and economic growth under the Shogunate founded by Tokugawa Ieyasu. The Tokugawa Shoguns maintained strict control over the structure of society by keeping a firm control over what they were allowed to do and what they were not allowed to do. The top structure of the society includes

  • Mito, Japan

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    Mito the capital city of the Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, which is located in the northeast of the Kanto region, is an idyllic capital city surrounded by natural elements like water and the lush green landscapes. Even its name derived from nature. In ancient Japan, river tributaries and lakes were called `minato' or rather `mito'; hence the name for Mito city as it is situated between the Nara River and Lake Senba. Even the symbolicisms of the city revolve around nature. They have an official city

  • Buddhism In Japan

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    political setting, economic activities, and the basic social tenets of life. The main force behind this influence emanated from the Buddhist priest (Kasahara, McCarthy, & Sekimori 2001). Historical assessment of the role of the Buddhist priest in Japan dates back to the end of eighth century when the Shigon, who was the founder of the Kukai assumed the role of the first monk to understand and interpret Buddhism principles into relevant Japanese terms. The teachings of the pioneer dwelled on the

  • Japan Technology

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    “Success is never a destination - it is a journey” (Satenig St. Marie) and there is a company that understands that journey. Kodak has been around for many years providing families around the world with innovative and high quality products. Many homes worldwide recognize and associate film with the Kodak name. “The company ranks as a premier multinational corporation, with a brand recognized in virtually every country around the world” (Kodak History). However, the changes in technology create a

  • Japan's Physical Geography And Economic Comparison Of Japan, Japan

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    what countries come to mind? The one I immediately think of is Japan. Japan is a small country consisting of many islands. Although it is small, it’s packed with a large sum of wealthy cities. One of the more well known ones is Osaka, Japan. This paper will fill you with knowledge on Osaka’s physical geography, economic system, political system, history, and a few current events. Osaka is one of the largest cities in Western Japan, but is the third largest in the whole country. Although they greatly

  • A History of Japan

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    Japans history dates back almost 53,000 years and is filled with interesting and fascinating events. Most of Japans actions have left the major world powers in the world stunned. The base of this amazing country is astonishing just by itself. The base is a bunch of active and large under water volcanoes. Japans uniqueness from the rest of the world ranges from its culture to its very interesting history to the change in government every few hundred years and their trading dilemma with petroleum and

  • Essay On Japan Tourism

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    Japan is a country filled with years of culture and tradition. It is also a country that puts a large emphasize on the workings of its business world. Japan’s tourism is driven by its unique culture and business prospects. In the Japanese economy, tourism is not as influential as other sources of revenue but it is still substantial. In Japan, tourism and business travel, in Japan, is mostly domestic. In 2013, travel and tourism contributed $108.6 billion yen to Japan’s Gross Domestic Product (“Travel

  • Japan Tokugawa Period

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    This book explains the historic of Japan in a different era. Beginning from the Japan’s early developmental years what it is today; Japan in the 21st century. There are breakdowns in this book that tells the story of the different periods in Japan too. Tokugawa Era was considered a critical period in Japan’s history as it helped Japan evolved to pre-war period and Japan’s 21st century. The main highlight of the book was in regards to Tokugawa Era as the author mainly focused on this critical period

  • Geography Of Japan Essay

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    Japan is located in East Asia on the Pacific Sea. The currency in Japan is the Yen (JPY). It has four main islands, and a large number of active volcanoes that partially cause the country to have earthquakes frequently. Japan has a prime minster that is in charge of operating the whole country. The main economic strength Japan possesses, has been their foreign trade capabilities. They have two main religions and also two main languages, with many different dialects. Japan does not have a military

  • Christianity In Japan Summary

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    Christianity at the end of the late medieval period in Japan was in decline. Though Jesuit missionaries in Japan studied Confucianism and Buddhism to more effectively proselytize, popularity dwindled for a variety of reasons. Scholars have written extensively on the history of Japan during this era, how Christianity influenced the Japanese people, and how they practiced their religion during and after the “Statement on the Expulsion of the bateren” closed churches, expelled missionaries, and banned