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    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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    Japan ’s Automakers Face Endaka Due to the Arab oil embargo‚ oil shock was raised in 1970s. The global economy faced a period of recession. The sluggish economy also affects the automobile market. Japan ’s automobiles prevailed for its cheaper 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

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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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    Etheart ANTH 3550 Japan Tuesday‚ February 12‚ 2013 Japanese Cultural Nationalism Altering Immigrant Perception Change by Force Status minorities in Japan are those who are not educated‚ do not come from educated families‚ or have unfavorable occupations. The value and worth of a status minority in Japanese culture is rated amongst their familial/ancestral connections to rates of production and which then determines individual godliness and worth amongst a society. Ethnic minorities in Japan are Burakuin

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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 From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia For the Wikipedia Manual of Style concerning Japan-related articles‚ see MOS:JP "Nippon" redirects here. For other uses‚ see Japan (disambiguation) and Nippon (disambiguation). Japan  日本国 Nippon-koku Nihon-koku   Flag Imperial Seal Anthem:   "Kimigayo" "君が代" MENU 0:00 Government Seal of Japan   五七桐 (Go-Shichi no Kiri ) ? Tokyo Capital 35°41′N 139°46′E None[1] Official languages Recognised regional languages      Ethnic groups(2011[2])

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    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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    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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    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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