"Japan" Essays and Research Papers

Japan

Rizal in Japan (Land of Cherry Blossoms) Feb. 28 – April 13 1888 • Rizal left Hong Kong on board of the Oceanic, an American steamer on his way to Japan. Places he went… YOKOHAMA GRAND HOTEL Places he went… TOKYO TOKYO HOTEL People he met JuanPerezCaballero • Secretary of the Spanish legation visited him in the hotel inviting him to stay in the Spanish legation. • Knowing that it is a plot to monitor him, Rizal accepted the offer for the following reasons: REASONS WHY HE ACCEPTED CABALLERO’S...

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cost, fuel efficiency, and exquisite design. In the early Eighties, dollars appreciated against major currencies including the Japanese yen. It boosted the expansion of Japan's exports, U.S. government faced successive years of trade deficits against Japan, protectionist coalitions claimed that measures shall be taken to reverse the present trade situation. As such, a new agreement called the Plaza Accord was brought onto the agenda. Instead of controlling domestic demands, U.S. government exerted...

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Japan

Background Information Japan, otherwise known as, The Land of Rising Sun, is located in Eastern Asia and is slightly smaller than California. With a population of 127,368,088 the majority of the population are Japanese. The people are 98.5% Japanese, .5% Korean, .4% Chinese, and .6% other. The average age of the people is 45.4 years, 0-14 years makes up 13.5% of the population, 62.6% 15-64, and 23.9% other. Much of the population practice both Shintoism and Buddhism religions, while about 9%...

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JAPAN

 For Japanese Women, a Competition to be Thin In Japan, only 3.5 percent of the population is considered obese. In contrast, the U.S has a climbing obesity rate that is currently thirty percent. A main reason for the contrast in obesity rates is the “culture of health” that Japan has long promoted. In part, Japan has been the healthiest nation thanks to its meals of vegetables, fish, and small portions. However, although Japan is able to avoid the problem of obesity, it is experiencing a rapid...

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Japan

Japan (日本, Nippon) is a country in Asia. It has many islands. Four of them are big, and the biggest is the 7th largest island in the world. This island is called Honshu. The islands are near the East Asian coast, in the western part of the Pacific Ocean. Japanese people call their country "Nihon" or "Nippon", which means "the origin of the sun" in Japanese. HISTORY In 1941, Japan hit Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, a water base of the United States and destroyed or damaged many ships and airplanes....

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in the 1870’s was raw cotton. It’s price fell 45 percent. Japan’s largest export in the 1870s was raw silk. Its price rose 50%. (8 points) Show using a graph why if these were Japan’s only export good and only import good, this would imply that Japan would have gained from trade. (note: the specific numbers don't matter, just showing the kind of change from autonomy to trade). Label all parts of your diagram. 70866016764000 1798320161290Cotton 2255520106680E1 4000020000E1 95250052070 214122011303000708660673100021031206350 ...

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The Global Context of Japan Outside Japan

------------------------------------------------- The global context of Japan outside Japan – Harumi Befu Since 1980s – globalization buzzword in Japanese media Japan is said to be “globalizing” in all respects, but above all, in its economic sphere While Japan’s globalization in the economic sense had been widely discussed -> social and cultural globalization has not been a topic of much discussion so far Globalization <-> Internalization Internalization implies a relationship between...

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Ebay in Japan

EBAY in Japan Pierre Omidyar, a software programmer created Auction Web which later became eBay in 1995. Over the next 11 years it would acquire 24 companies making it a very successful company. In the late 1990’s eBay began to explore opportunities in the international market. It’s website was gaining popularity in Canada, the UK, and Germany. As its popularity increased it began to set up websites in several European Countries including Korea and Australia. It soon began to venture out...

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Japan and Korea

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...

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Tokugawa Japan

Tokugawa Japan The Tokugawa Shogunate ruled Japan from 1603 until the Meji Restoration (1603 – 1868). During the Tokugawa period, Japan was governed by a feudal system to create a stable state known as the Bakufu. The Shogun was the military ruler of Japan and governed over ¼ of Japan. The Daimyo, feudal landlords, controlled various parts of Japan and to impede their increasing power, various restrictions were placed among them such as where they lived and how they dress. The Daimyo were...

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Economy of Japan

Economy of Japan Commodore Matthew Perry of the U.S. Navy with Black Ships steamed into the bay at Edo, old Tokyo, on July 8, 1853, and displayed the threatening power of his ships' cannons. At the time Japanese did not know what a stem engine is, due to the distance, Japanese thought the smoke of the stem engine was the fire of a great dragon. So Japanese surrendered without a fight. Commodore Perry requested that Japan open to trade with the West and ends the Japanese seclusion. Japanese...

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England and Japan

Compare & Contrast British and Japan National characteristics can be explained geographically. For instance, continent people are confident themselves and never hesitate. In contrast, peninsula people say 'Hurry up' in every situation. Meanwhile, island people are curious and want to explore everywhere. Britain and Japan are representative Island nation in the west and the east. Therefore, they have been walked in similar way historically. Both go through the absolute monarchy and developed...

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Japan

What Are Japan’s Main Physical Features? As you can see Japan is split into four main islands. We have: Hokkaido (North) Honshu (West) Shikoku (East) Kyushu (South) As you can see, they are all located on the map (left). The northern part of Japan (Hokkaido) is seen to be remote and fairly mountainous. Snow-capped peaks cover the centre of the Hokkaido. Winters are extremely cold with substantial snowfall. The western island, Honshu is said to be mountainous, with very little flat land...

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Prostitution in Japan

Prostitution in Japan In Japan, there are several applicable laws for crimes related to prostitution, such as the Anti-Prostitution Law, the Penal Code and the Child Welfare Law. These penal provisions have been appropriately enforced. Prostitution was officially sanctioned by the Japanese government during the Tokugawa regime. Families which were poor sent their daughters to big cities to find work at brothels and other niches in the sex industry, having them enter into “slavish bondage” with...

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Japan Tsunami

10/16/2012 | | | | TSUNAMI HITS JAPAN NATURAL DISASTER KILLS THOUSANDS Japan suffered a devastating earthquake 230 miles northeast of Tokyo on March 11, 2011 which caused a seven meter tsunami that surged through cities and villages in the countries north destroying everything in its path. According to the United States Geological Survey the Earthquake hit with a magnitude of 8.9 to 9.0, this is the largest recorded earthquake in Japans History and it moved the island by up to eight...

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China and Japan

China and Japan From 1500 to 1800, China and Japan tried to politically and economically established their countries in very different ways. Japan fought war after war for a century before they changed their ways. China on the other hand slowly established a government and used education as a tool to be politically and economically strong. Japan would later do the same. China was one of the most politically and economically strong countries during 1500 – 1800. The state was identified as...

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Japan Facts

in one of the world's highest levels of crop yields per unit place, with an overall agricultural frugal rate of about 50% on fewer than 56,000 km² cultivated. About 73% of Japan is occupied by mountains, with a mountain range running through each of the main islands 10% of the world's active volcanoes are found in Japan Japan has become a world leader in research on causes and prediction of earthquakes. The making of advanced technology has permitted the construction of skyscrapers even in earthquake...

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Japan essay

 1. Where is your country located? Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean 2. What's its capital city or cities? The capital of Japan is Tokyo 3. Who is its President/Queen/King/Prime Minister? The Prime Minister of Japan is the head of government of Japan. He is Shinzō Abe. 4. What's its GDP? The economy of Japan is the third largest in the world by nominal GDP, the fourth largest by Purchasing Power Parity  and is the world's second largest developed...

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Why japan

Why japan ? In the field of research, Japan is known for high-level achievements in natural sciences and technology development. In media and communication research, communication technology has by far the area received the most attention and funding from both public and private sources in Japan. The u-Japan strategy and other visions of the future lead the development of humanoids and robotics, research on human-computer communication, ubiquitous computing and mobile technology. Basic information...

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Trip to Japan

to manage and much more enjoyable. Vacationing in a foreign country can be a great experience for family and friends, but it is important that travel arrangements, accommodations, and entertainment options are researched thoroughly before going. Japan is where the vacation will take place, but before that can happen, some travel arrangements will have to be made. Before departing from home, every person must have a passport. A valid U.S. passport is required to enter and leave most foreign countries...

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Japan

84:209–216 DOI 10.1007/s10551-008-9701-8 Ó Springer 2008 ‘‘Karoshi (Work to Death)’’ in Japan Atsuko Kanai ABSTRACT. Since the collapse of Japan’s bubble economy in the early 1990’s, the Japanese economy has only recovered slightly. This has direct implications for employment. Both the seniority wage system and the lifetime employment system, which were popular during the period of economic growth in Japan, unavoidably changed to an outcome-wage system. Now there is greater mobility in employment...

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Tokugawa Japan

1 Tokugawa Japan Tokugawa rule was a turning point for Japan, economically and socially. It brought about new changes and fresh ideas. Even though it was a military dictatorship in theory, it was a necessary step to advance Japan. It was established by Tokugawa Ieyasu and throughout the almost three hundred years of the regime it was run by Tokugawa shoguns. The Tokugawa period lasted from 1600 to 1867 during which time the Tokugawa family became the unchallenged rulers of Japan. Tokugawa Ieyasu...

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Itinerary to Japan

ITINERARY TO JAPAN 6 Days Saturday, April 13 04.35-Meet at Suvarnabhumi Airport 05.00-Check-in at Row H-J Thai Airways International 07.35-Depart from Bangkok to Narita Airport by TG676 15.45-Arrive at Narita Airport Tokyo [Japan time] 16.00-Immigration Process 16.45-Transport from Narita airport to the city by either Skyliner or Narita Express 17.30-Check in at the Hotel 18.00-Dinner time Sunday, April 14 07.00-Leave the hotel for Asakusa area 07.30-Have Breakfast...

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The Rise of Modern Japan

Thesis statement: how the rise of modern Japan resulted in the Second World War. Among countries outside Europe and the US, Japan recorded a high rise to modernity. The high rate of modernization put the Japanese on a tight rope as far as there cultural and social values were concerned. For them it meant losing some of their values to embrace modernity especially those that were not in line with modernity. During the first quarter of the 19th century, Japan was ruled by a class of people from the...

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Religion and Culture in Modern Japan

Religion and Culture in Modern Japan Due to the younger generation of Japan's increasing apathy towards religion, Japan's rich culture, identity, and national pride is in jeopardy. This can be concluded by reviewing the connection between religion and culture through Japanese history, and comparing it to the state of the two in modern Japan. By fading away from traditional religion and culture, Japan will continue to adopt western culture and form a new, blended culture, as it has in the...

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Development Strategy for Japan

Development Strategy for Japan The country of Japan has many characteristics that indicate its high ranking of development. On a 1 to 10 scale of development, with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest, I would give Japan a ranking of 8. Japan deserves such a high ranking because of the following four reasons; 1) Human Development Index (HDI), 2) Import/Export, 3) Industrial Sector, 4) Economic Activity. Japan has a respectably high account of progress for the overall population...

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Gender Gap in Japan

Introduction 1. Sexual gap in Japan 2 2. Background information in family gap and policies in Japan 2 3. Aim and objectives of the report 2 * Workplace 1 1. The difference on impersonal affair in dimension of political occupation 3 2. Employment status in career 3 * Workplace 2 1. The employment status of information technology in Japan 4 2. Differences on ability and...

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Commodore Perry's Journey to Japan

with Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry’s journey to Japan. The journey had its immediate impact, including the signing of a comprehensive treaty that established trade relations with Japan and provided protection for sailors and their ships.1 Perry’s expedition also had the impact of serving as a precursor for the change in what the Navy’s responsibilities encompassed, which even carry on to the present day Navy. Commodore Perry left for Japan with the objectives of opening up Japanese ports to...

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Comparison Between Japan and Italy

Why does Japan attract so Many Less Tourists than Italy? Contents Introduction Page 2 International Tourism Page 2 Key Aspects of Japan Page 3 Key Aspects of Italy Page 4 Typical Tourist Page 5 International...

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Australia's Trade Link With Japan

with Japan What is the link? The trading relationship between Australia and Japan is Australia’s second biggest trading partner (China being the biggest) and the third biggest foreign investor. The countries share similar values and interests; both countries are built on a democratic, constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government headed by a Prime Minister and both countries have shared interests in national security. The countries’ economic interests are also very similar; Japan looks...

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Japan and China, the Unforgetten War

Paper China and Japan China and Japan are two different countries with two different cultures. Both of their values are different and both of their economies are different. A lot of times, being in the United States, we really don’t understand the differences between two countries that seem so similar to us. Yet, in reality, they are so different that sometimes we need a better understanding of what really goes on behind the scenes of both countries. China and Japan face many primary issues...

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Confucian Temples in Japan

Confucian temples in Japan Confucian temples in Japan aren't numerous, all of them are connected with a cult of the great Chinese thinker Confucius (Kun-tszy) who was living in 551 – 479 BC. After his death in Qufu (Цюйфу) near his grave was built the first temple in his memory, which became pilgrimage place and Chinese shrine. In the VI century according to Emperor order in honor of Confucius in every city of the country were built temples, where are done ritual and sacrifice. With the spread of...

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Business Etiquette in Japan

Business etiquette in Japan The customs for meeting & greeting people Japanese seldom shake hands and can be so uncomfortable doing so, that they could avoid meeting again. Holding your hands together as a prayer and bowing your head slightly when you are greeting someone. When you are meeting someone for the first time, say ‘Hajimemashite’, which means ‘Hello, I am pleased to make your acquaintance’. Business dress code In Japan, people are often judged on the way they are dressed. In the...

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Dbq Japan and England

England and Japan were indeed quite different. Workers in Japan had lower incomes and there were more young female workers. England had higher wages and the ages varied. Through the eleven documents, one can see that they can be broken into four categories, showing the differences between the two countries. The four categories being background information, gender and age, wages and hours, and working conditions. Through these eleven documents one can see that Female Mill Workers in Japan and England...

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Fuedal Japan, England paper

Feudal Japan and England AP World Essay The differences between feudal Japan and feudal Europe show some unique aspects of their everyday life, which can be compared also to show a few similarities between the two. The feudal west and the feudal and the feudal east are more different in their ways, beliefs, and lifestyle than they are alike to each other. The west and east are different about their view on women; also the two are different about how they believe in sacrificial ceremonies...

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Japan Informative Outline

Outline Format Introduction 1. Over 70% of Japan consists of mountains. The country also has over 200 volcanoes. Raised floors help indicate when to take off slippers or shoes. At the entrance to a home in Japan, the floor will usually be raised about 6 inches (15.24 cm.) indicating you should take off your shoes and put on slippers. If the house has a tatami mat room, its floor may be raised 1-2 inches (2.54-5.08 cm.) indicating you should take off your slippers. 2. Interested. 3. Tonight...

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Katana: the Spirit of Japan

World to Medieval Times Week 4 – Artistic Theme Paper Katana: The Spirit of Japan [Author's Name Removed] [Course Ccode Rremoved]: Introduction to the Humanities Course Facilitator: [Facilitator's Name Removed]February 14, 2004 Katana: The Spirit of Japan The Japanese sword has evolved alongside with the people of Japan for over a thousand years and has been a striking symbol of the spirit and history of old Japan. History has shown that the nature of the Japanese sword is a reflection of...

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Western Influence in China and Japan

China and Japan are two unique civilizations that went through similar, yet vastly different changes throughout their histories. Their growth and response to other nations differed in many ways in government, lifestyle, and general well-being. One of the main causes for such difference between the countries is the way the West influenced each region, and the way China and Japan responded to this influence. China focused more on the idea of being a "status oriented" society, while Japan was more...

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Compare And Contrast Japan And China

Compare and Contrast China and Japan China and Japan, both with thousand years of ancient culture and civilization history, share numerous similarities and differences. Confucianism is a collectivist based value system which embraces a set of moral codes of behavior designed to regulate the relationships between ruler and subject, father and son, friend and neighbor, husband and wife, and brother and brother. Even though both China and Japan employed Confucianism as the state ideology...

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research paper: japan

Introduction to Japan Japan is a country in the Asian-Pacific region. While the islands belonging to the nation are only 377 944 km2, Japan is home to more than 127 million people. In Japan the culture is fascinating, their rich heritage somehow blending with their role as global leaders in technology. This unique country is an excellent tourist destination, but before you pack your bags, it is best to be able to understand and communicate with the people there. Japan and Australia When travelling...

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Technology and Science in Japan

Technology and science in Japan The technology industry is composed of companies producing electronic components, scientific and technical instruments, computer hardware and software, and computer services. It is a very fast paced, competitive industry in which innovation is the key to success. The technology industry employs a relatively large workgroup engaged in sales and promotion, as the success of a new or improved product depends heavily upon consumers being aware of, and interested...

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Ranpo Influence in Japan

ART 322 Shaking Up Japan: Edo Society and the 1855 Catfish Picture Prints (A1167731) Haruka Koda 12/10/12 The Shaking of Japan Gregory Smith in his essay, “Shaking up Japan: Edo Society and the 1855 Catfish Picture Prints”, focuses on the state of political consciousness among the Edo commoners in 1855, which is when the Ansei Earthquake struck Japan.  The author explains the social and political devastation the Japanese society experiences. The traumatic event led to a Japanese Urban...

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Japan Political System

Japan is a constitutional monarchy like British government, which is a parliamentary democracy country with ceremonial emperor. The Empire of Japan was dissolved in Japan’s 1947 constitution. After the defeat of Japan in the Second World War, the Japanese political system was being constructed, which is based on the principles of sovereignty that respect human rights and the encouragement of peace. According to separation of powers, the political system of Japan officially divided into executive...

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Types of doing business in japan

and Mandarin). Japan Types of Business Structures The main business structures by which foreign companies generally establish a business presence in Japan are: ï Representative office ï Branch office ï Subsidiary company ï Limited liability partnership (LLP) Representative offices are established as locations for carrying out preparatory and supplemental tasks aimed at enabling foreign companies to engage in full-scale business operations in Japan. Representative Office These...

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Korea, China and Japan

NEIGHBORS BUT STRANGERS: KOREA, CHINA AND JAPAN For more than 200 countries in the world, neighboring countries have the most compassionate ties above all. They may have some things viewed differently, but at least they share some basic traits and culture. However, this is not the case of the countries Korea, China and Japan. These three countries are so close yet so far. The prominent endurance of the civilization of the Chinese along with its phenomenal technological and economic progress...

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The Colonel Comes to Japan

Assignment #3: The Colonel Comes to Japan Your Name: Ashley Lashuay Answer all three questions listed below during/after viewing the video. Answer in complete sentences, with proper paragraphs, grammar, and sentence structure. 1. |Marketing activity |As practiced in the U.S. |As practiced in Japan |Provide reasons for the differences| | | | ...

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Doing Business in Japan

Doing business in Japan. Konnichiwa! Today I’m going to cover a very interesting topic – Doing business in Japan. At first let me introduce myself – I am Linda-san. And it would be a great pleasure to present this mini-guide of doing business in this unique country. So let’s start. Japan’s cultural identity is as strong as that of any nation in the world. Her closed door policy, which existed from the early 1600s to the middle of the nineteenth century, created an isolated society. Much of the...

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Marketing Corona in Japan

 Case Analysis Questions MKT 523 Marketing Corona in Japan Marian Stefan Tiffin University Case Analysis Questions MKT 523 Marketing Corona in Japan 1. How aligned are Modelo’s, EBI’s and NS’s short and long-term interests ? In recent times, the market changes affected the short and long-term interest of Modelo, Export Brands International and Nippon Spirits. It was clear that the big picture was extremely difficult to see from the same united perspective...

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Animism and Supernatural Beings in Japan

Supernatural Beings There are many aspects of Japanese culture that I like, but I think that interests me the most is the animist culture of Japan and all around it as its mythology and folklore. I find very interested to think that each object, each element of nature has a soul. I also think that the animist is very present in Japanese culture. Japan cultivates for a long time a narrow report with the nature, a nature strewed with religious references, animist, Buddhist and Shinto. The nature...

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Was the Japan Earthquake Manmade

COSTAAT Was the Japan Earthquake Manmade? Project submitted to Ms. Karen Paul SCIE 201 - Contemporary Issues in Science BY Rishard Khan On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake the strongest ever recorded struck the East coast of northern Japan.  It Japan triggered a massive tsunami along the Pacific Coast of northeastern Japan. As a result over 20000 people were killed and the Fukushima Daichi nuclear reactor has been severely damaged so Low-levels of radiation have been emitted...

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Levi Strauss Japan

Levi Strauss Japan K.K. 1993 Marketing Strategy Levi Strauss Japan’s marketing strategy in 1993 had served the company well to gain market share up to this point in time. LSJ focused on the young male consumers of Japan. The company portrayed the jeans as fashion-forward American wear through TV commercials and men’s magazines. The distribution channels were also increasing, including urban specialty jean shops and suburban national chain stores. LSJ also sold vintage American jeans as well as...

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Wal-Mart's Japan Strategy

Integrative Case: Wal-Mart’s Japan Strategy 1. Question: Do you believe Wal-Mart can be successful by circumventing the current Japanese distribution system? The Japanese distribution system has two distinct characteristics: too many very small retailers and multiple layers of wholesalers. Japanese consumers prefer to buy fresh, high quality food and have the tendency to purchase goods in small amounts and at frequent intervals. Since real estate is very expensive in Japan, people live in very small...

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The Tokugawa Era of Japan

The Tokugawa Era of Japan Japan before the Tokugawa Era was a nation of warring states. The Tokugawa shoguns changed social class structures, agriculture, and manufacturing in the country by consolidating trends which had been in the making for some time (East Asia, p. 279) and brought Japan into a unified and productive state which lasted from about 1603 until 1800. Urbanization, economic growth, and social changes were natural and predictable outcomes of the shogunate philosophy. ...

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The Death Penalty in Japan

Now, Japan has kept the death penalty, and there are some problems which relate to the structure or idea, but I think Japan should keep it also after this and the majority of Japanese people might think it is acceptable. So I will write about opponents’ opinion as the first paragraph, refutations against opponents’ opinions as the second paragraph, supporters’ opinion as the third paragraph and finally, a conclusion and my opinion. People who oppose the death penalty say although there are some...

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Japan Social Aspects

spectacular. I will explain about some of the different aspects of the Japanese life style as well as take a cultural look into the life of the Japanese. Finding a place to live in Japan isn't easy. Limited supply and high demand result in tiny, hutch size homes with high rent rates. On average, dwellings in Japan have 91.92 square meters (about 989 square feet) of floor space, which is not very much compared to the average house sold in the United States. By Western standards, the Japanese home...

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Art History Japan

advancement of its arts Japanese Art was copied from China. The Buddhist monks were responsible in introducing Chinese art to Japan in the 6th to 7th centuries. However, the Japanese added their own unique artistic ideas. Examples are the translucent many-sided screens from which they draw pictures and also they painted animals or trees using a gold background. In the year 1603-1868 Japan was ruled by Tokugawa shogunate. This was also acknowledged to be a year of peace and prosperity for the Japanese. The...

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How to Do Business in Japan

The Japanese take their business very serious and follow a strict etiquette and protocol when it comes to doing business. Personal relationships are the most important aspect when doing business in Japan. The Japanese will not do business with anyone until they get to know them on a personal level. They want to know your whole history, both personally and professionally, so they can create an image for themselves about who you really are. It typically takes several meetings and dinners until doing...

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Comparing Japan and American Food Markets

Comparing Japan and American Food Markets The Japanese Market has become vital to the U.S. Economy. Japan is the number one export market for the United States. In 1993, Japan accounted for 37.6 percent of the total growth in U.S. value-added exports. U.S. food products, in particular, are a huge market in Japan. American agricultural exports to Japan in 1993 were $8.7 billion. About one-third of Japanese agricultural imports come from the United States. However, there is sometimes a mixed...

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Fascism in Japan

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