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clans

or extended family

2

shinto

the traditional religion of japan

3

regent

is a person who rules a country so someone who is unable to rule alone

4

court

a group of nobles who lived near and serve or advised a ruler

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lady murasaki shikibu

around 1000, she wrote the tale of genji .

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zen

popular new form of buddhism called zen arrived from china

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daimyo

japans large landforms or daimyo

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samurai

or trained professional warriors

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shogun

a general who ruled japan in the emprule name

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figurehead

a person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else

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Bushido

the samurai code of rules was known as Bushido

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structure

very different from those