Flashcards in Japanese History Deck (9)
A native Japanese religion meaning “way of the gods,” and focuses on worshiping nature and ancestor gods.
A code of correct behavior and appearance.
A social and economic system in witch peasant farmers worked land for land owners (daimyo)
Loyal warriors who lived according to a demanding code of behavior called bushido.
The “way of the warrior” a samurai was expected to show reckless courage, reverence for the gods, fairness, and generosity toward those weaker than himself.
Territorial lords who protected those loyal to them with a private army of samurai.
In which actors in elaborate costumes using music, dance, and mime, performed skits about urban life.
A type of poetry that does not express ideas but presents images.