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Ed.o

Ancient name for Tokyo

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Kyoto

controlling global warming by setting greenhouse gas emissions targets for developed countries

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Osaka

Japan

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Nagasaki

Japanese city in which the second atomic bomb was dropped (August 9, 1945)

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Murasaki

The Tale of Genji

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shikibu

Japanese writer/novelist

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toyotomi shikibu

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toyotomi hideyoshi

general under Nobunaga; leading military power in central Japan; broke power of the diamyos; became military master in 1590

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tokugawa leyasu

One of the three great unifiers that was the successor of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. He claimed the title of shogun in 1603, initiating the most powerful and long-lasting of all Japanese shogunates.

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aristocrat

A member of the most powerful class in ancient Greek society

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samurai

a member of the Japanese warrior class

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typhoon

A tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

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Daimyo

A Japanese feudal lord who commanded a private army of samurai

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shogun

A general who ruled Japan in the emperor's name

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Tokugawa dynasty

The medieval period in Japan was ended by this dynasty who centralized power and unified Japan

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policy of isolation

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