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Armed Conflict Japan 1800-1999 | English
Brief descriptions of important conflicts and incidents in Japan.
(Hits: 5,188 Listed: 05/07/2002)
History of Japan - Wikipedia | English | Japanese
Overview of Japanese history. Timeline from Jomon Period to Edo period (links to each time period). Additional sections: contact with the west and world wars.
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Japan - A Country Study | English
Library of Congress entry for Japan. History focus, includes general information and ability to search.
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Japan National Trust | English | Japanese
Non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and administration of important natural, historical, and cultural sites in Japan. Modeled after the National Trust of Britain. Photographs and brief descriptions of cultural assets.
(Hits: 5,186 Listed: 08/12/2003) - Japan History | English
Detailed history of Japan split into various time periods. Also discussion forum for historical subjects. Originally part of Schauwecker's Guide to Japanese history.
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Outline Chronology of Japanese Cultural History | English
Timeline by topics. General divisions by periods such as: Pre-history, Archipelago, Yayoi, Asuka, Fujiwara, Nara, Heian, Kamakura Muromachi-Momoya, Tokugawa, Meiji, Taisho, and Showa. Maintained by John Mertz.
(Hits: 5,189 Listed: 11/10/2003)
Rekishi Kaido - A Bridge to Japanese History and Culture | English | Japanese
Guide to history and culture in the Kansai region (Osaka area). Has clickable map of famous tourist spots that shows brief history of the place and famous architecture.
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Sino-Japanese Studies | English
Online journal with archives and news. Edited by Prof. Joshua Fogel, Canada Research Chair in the History of Modern China, York University. Link to his blogsite from his bio
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WWW-VL: History: Japan | English
Directory of history sites by periods (ie. Jomon, Yayoi, Yamato, Nara, Heian, Kamakura, Tokugawa, Edo, Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Post War) and by topics such as religion. Part of the WWW Virtual Library Project.
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