sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group
Mandate of Heaven
a political theory that says that those in power were given the right to rule from a divine source
the cycle that dynasties go through where they get and lose power
respect, obedience, and care for elderly family members
a body of officials and administrators of government and government department
Knowledge, skills, or talent a person possesses.
Investment in human capital
efforts to acquire and improve human capital.
A native Japanese religion meaning “way of the gods,” and focuses on worshiping nature and ancestor gods.
A cods of correct behavior and appearance.
A social and economic system in which peasant farmers worked land for a landowner.
loyal warriors who lived according to a demanding cose of behavior called “Bushido”.
“way of the warrior”
territorial war lords who protected those loyal to them with a private army of samurai.
dramas in which actors performed skits about urban life
type of poetry that presents images