Chapter 13 The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. B U D D H I S M. Shinto. The indigenous Japanese Shinto view of the natural and the supernatural remained central to Japanese cultural development. Japanese believed in the kami, nature spirits, of Japan.
The first novel in any languageTale of Genji
While the emperor and his court were admiring the plum blossoms, the Fujiwara shaped imperial policy
They increased the number of peasants under their control as they competed in this with the Buddhist.
The Bushi were the warrior leaders in the tenth century in Japan who controlled provincial areas and ruled from small fortresses in the countryside.
From the 12th century onward, Japan was moving toward a feudal order that was remarkably similar to that developing in western Europe during this same postclassical period.