Introduction “The Kimono is an universal symbol of Japan – a symbol of traditional beauty with a sense of timelessness and endurance.” The word ‘Kimono’ literally means ‘the thing worn’, […]
A Comparison essay of two rulers that changed the history of their countries. Tokugawa Ieyasu, “the founder of the longest lasting dynasty of Japan.” Charles Martel, “the inventor of the […]
Chivalry and Bushido, two concepts that are constantly compared, have very different perspectives on women and the role females should play in society. Chivalry © Hannah Cho Photography I am […]
For more information, please read this essay on how geographic availability had a profound effect on these traditions. By River Wittke
The two of the greatest warriors of Japan are the Samurais and the Ninjas. They have coexisted throughout history with unique cultures and traditions. However, media portrays them much differently […]
Two dominant religions in Japan coexist. The question is, how? Learn more here.
Did this interest you? Are you still curious about Christianity in Japan and how it relates to the Tokugawa Shogunate? Or maybe you wish to know about Zen Buddhism and […]
In the 13th century, the Mongols attempted to invade Japan. However, a typhoon kept them from being able to attack. The Japanese called this “kamikaze”, a divine wind. In this […]
“Feudalism is a test through which every nation must pass, if it aspires to become a well organized body at all.” – Katsuro Hara, An Introduction to the History of […]
two different perspectives: one topic View this video on THINK Spot Want more information? Read my essay on this topic!