Interesting Facts about Japan

Interesting Facts about Japan

– At a meeting, a bow is preferred, rather than a handshake. – At the entrance to private houses take off their shoes. – At home, they eat food with kami “hashi” sticks. – There are toilets “sitting” and “squatting”. – The bed is placed on the “tatami” and removed in the morning. – You can drink tea or eat soba noodles with a sipping sound. – When “sake” is…

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Japan Population and Trade

Japan Population and Trade

Population. According to the 1936 census, Japan proper counted 69,254,148 residents, with an increase of almost 5 million individuals in recent years. The total population of the empire was 97,697,655. with an increase of more than 7 million individuals, largely attributable to Japan proper and Korea. Among the cities that have seen an increase in recent years, Ōsaka and Tōkyō should be noted above all, but in reality it is…

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Japan After World War II

Japan After World War II 2

Starting from December 1948, that is, when the looming of the Communists’ victory in the civil war in China forced the USA to make the Japanese Empire a pillar of the new Far-Eastern equilibrium, the objective of the occupation policy in Japan, which had hitherto been the destruction of the pre-existing militarist and imperialist structures and the democratic re-education, became the economic recovery and the political and military strengthening of…

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Japan Agriculture and Farming

Japan Agriculture

Agriculture and farming. – According to behealthybytomorrow, 45% of the active population is still employed in agriculture. The land splitting, accentuated by the post-war agrarian reform, which made most Japanese farmers into small direct farmers (today 82% of the farmers own the land on which they work), is generally accompanied by the spread of the type of farm family, in which all valid members of each family are involved. These…

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Japan Anthropology

Japan Anthropology

According to beautypically, the traditional Japanese house, due to earthquakes, is almost entirely made of wood. In the cities it has as a rule two floors, in the countryside one. Only one or two sides of the external walls are in masonry, the rest consists of verandas or half-height windows that give light to the rooms. These, often numerous, are separated by movable walls (fusuma) which allow to vary their…

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Japan Between 1912 and 1926

Japan Between 1912 and 1926

According to barblejewelry, in the midst of so many difficulties that threatened to set Japan and the United States against each other, the European war came to mark a pause from which the former had to draw immense advantages: commercial, first of all, because its products will take the place of those of the European contenders on the markets of the Far East; territorial, then, because its participation in the…

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Japan After 1926

Japan After 1926

According to baglib, the first years of this era have passed for Japan in a vigilant and active peace. As things currently stand, his interests are based on China and Manchuria. China is basically a vast market where the products of its industries find almost unlimited consumption. In the absence of external threats to the territorial integrity and independence of that republic, as a consequence of Washington’s commitments, Japan has…

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Japan Architecture

Japan Architecture

Starting from the seventies, and more incisively after the eighties, in the “ Tokaido megalopolis ” (Tokyo-Yokohama-Kyoto area, etc.) the settlement relationships previously established between major poles and corresponding suburban areas changed. The spread of high-speed communication systems (such as highways and especially Shinkansen trains) and the thickening of the interaction networks between the different service sectors of the tertiary sector, has pushed the population to concentrate further in the more densely…

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Japan Cinema

Japan Cinema

Between 1897 and 1899 in Japan the first documentaries were shot on the streets of Tokyo and Kyoto. The first screening rooms were built a few years later, as well as the studios, starting from 1908. The films shot in the early silent years were almost entirely inspired by kabuki theater, and, as the tradition of this form of representation dictates, even on the screen they were called to play…

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Japan Economic and Financial Policy

Japan Economic and Financial Policy

In the two-year period 1980-81, Japan tried to adapt its economy to the effects of the second shock in 1979. In particular, between 1978 and 1980 the current account balance went from a surplus of $ 16.5 billion to a deficit of $ 10.7 billion, while the inflation rate rose to $ 7.5 billion. %. The adjustment was mainly implemented through the adoption of restrictive financial policies which, accompanied by modest wage…

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