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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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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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Japan Japanese festivals are traditional festive occasions. Some festivals have their roots in Chinese festivals but have undergone dramatic changes as they mixed with local customs. Some are so different that they do not even remotely resemble the original festival despite sharing the same name and date. There are also various local festivals that are mostly unknown outside a given prefecture. It is commonly said that you will always find a festival somewhere in Japan. Unlike most people in East...

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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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Isolation In Japan

Japan Essay-Ishan Mann 8.1 The Land of The Rising Sun a.k.a Japan. Japan had a past of isolation and Japan was isolated in geography because they were an island. You might ask how did Japan move through isolation economically, socially, and Politically ? Why did no one question the Emperor on the choices he made politically ? How did Japan use a currency to trade and keep things organized in their economy? How did they keep everyone social in Japan while being isolated? This essay is about then...

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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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Modernization of Japan

Modernization of Japan Leslie Owen SOC 315 Dr. Randall Norris June 5, 2010 Japan has been shaped and molded with the help of many other cultures. Japan was originally founded on the Tang Dynasty in the year 710 but shortly after developed its own take on traditional Chinese ways (Roskin, 2011), so there is a clear similarity when discussing China and Japan. Not only has the Chinese culture affected Japan, but the countries of America, England, The Netherlands and many...

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Japan in Ww2

about it. But how does Japan view the war? In their culture, a loss of a battle is the ultimate disgrace. What do they teach students about this war? Did their government hide the true outcome of the war from them? What about the Kamikazes? So many questions are asked, and we hope we can answer some. Japan took over northern French Indochina. This sparked something in our government, as we then started to refuse exports to Japan, and denied Japanese immigrants. Then, Japan signed a treaty with the...

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