Sexuality in Japan

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Introduction Japan is a small chain of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia. The Japanese are known for their seemingly humble nature and great technological achievements. Modern Japan has changed drastically since ancient times. Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic in the southern Caribbean, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. Trinidad and Tobago is a rich cosmopolitan republic. History of Japan Nara Period (ca AD 710-794) Buddhism became the national religion and Buddhist art and architecture flourished. Provincial temples called Kokubunj were set up throughout Japan. It was during this period that the Great Buddha at the Todaiki temple in Nara was built. Heian Period (794-1185) The capital moved to what is now Kyoto and the Fujiwara family gained control of the government. The Chinese-style culture that had dominated the Nora period was gradually replaced by a more indigenous style of culture clove to the lives of the people and their natural surroundings. Kamakura Period (1185-1333) Minamoto no Yoritomo was given the title shogun by the court and he set up a military style government at Komokurath shogunote ushering in a period of de fcto rule by members of the warrior clan. In the arts, a vigorous, realistic style emerged that was in keeping with the warrior spirit. Muromachi Period (1333-1568) Plebeion forms of culture began to emerge as the merchant clan and the penants managed to improve their circumstances. In the arts this was a period of Chinese style ink painting, and in the theater Noh drama and Kyogen come to fire (pursuits of tea ceremony and flower arrangements were born in this period). Azuchi- Momoyama Period (1568-1600) The nation was reunified by Oda Nobunaga and Toyatoni
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