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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Buy is a traditional Japanese performing art, a mixture of dance and pantomime.Archaeological research indicates that people lived in Japan as early as the Upper Paleolithic period. The first written mention of Japan is in Chinese history texts from the 1st century AD. Influence from other nations followed by long periods of isolation has characterized Japan's history. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, victory in the First Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese War and World War I allowed Japan to expand its empire during a period of increasing militarism. The Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937 expanded into part of World War II, which came to an end in 1945 following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since adopting its revised constitution in 1947, Japan has maintained a unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor and an elected parliament called the Diet.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Tract
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136272539
  • 9786136272535