Hist 87 Review Terms

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This is a list of review terms for Japanese History 87. It has a breakdown of all of the key terms by week and goes in depth.

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HIST 87: Review TermsWeek 2Heian-kyThe capital of Heian period Japan.Lasted for nearly 1000 yearsIts establishment marked the beginning of the Heian Period.Heian Period794 1185 ADPeriod is known for being the peak of its imperial court and Chinese influences.Art is noted, such as poetry and literatureFujiwaraA Heian Japan familyMaintains ties in the Heian government through marriageKorechika, Sadako, IchijKorechika was the brother in law to IchijoSadako was Korechikas sister and wife to IchijoIchijo was the Heian emperor and husband to SadakoAll 3 played an important part in how the Heian government ran.Sei ShnagonAuthor of The Pillow Book in mid-Heian period.Lady-in-waiting for Princess SadakoHer book provides an insight of her life, the aristocracy, and high culture of the Heian Period.lady-in-waitingAKA court ladyAn assistant to a high ranking female character.Week 3Women's writing / Men's writingKokinsh or KokinwakashAn anthology of Japanese poetry in the Heian period conceived in the late 800s and published a few decades afterwards.Important in dictating how poetry form and format.Japanese / ChineseNakatomi no KamatariFounder of the Fujiwara clan Supported Shintoism and was against Buddhism in Japan.Launched the Taika ReformTaika ReformUsed in 645.Centralized government and imperial court and united JapanAlso did land reform, based on Confucian principles.Marriage PoliticsMarrying oneself into a higher cla

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