Search Results: 'Japan Feudal era'
100 Vintage Views of Japan (PDF vintage photo album)
Another collection of over 100 vintage photos and postcards of Japan, from the late 19th century to the last decades of the prewar, Imperial lifestyle that has now all but disappeared. Includes... More > scenes of rural and feudal life, Buddhist and Shinto temples, famous landscapes, cherry blossom, tea houses, geisha girls, as well as city life in Imperial Tokyo and other large Japanese towns. Historic images for all fans of Asian history. Includes scans of albumen prints by photographers such as Mikoshi, and many in truly beautiful hand-tinted color.
An instant collection in PDF album format! See also our other vintage Asian photo album titles at our store on Lulu, www.lulu.com/fisheseye : Postcards from Old Japan, Vintage Indochina, Kimono Girls, and Vintage Views of Raj Era India.< Less
The Heart of a Fox
A Fantasy Romance novel set in 16th Century Japan. A young woman from the modern world is accidentally sent back to Japan's Feudal Era where she must learn to survive. Her life depends upon the... More > talents and efforts of a half-kitsune whose life she saves.< Less
All About Japanese Philosophy
Before feudalism was firmly established in Japan, Buddhism occupied the mainstream of Japanese thought. The Buddhism culture introduced politically by Prince Shotoku is completed as the “making... More > a country safe” thought in the Nara era. When the Heian era begins, in substitution for the “making a country safe thought”, mikkyo becomes popular. However, in the late noble era when pessimism was popular due to the “belief that Buddhism will decline during the latter days of this world”, the Pure Land movements spread out in the strong admiration to the future life in desperation over the life in this world. When the Kamakura era at which a samurai grasps the government begins, the “new” Buddhism for the newly-risen class (samurai) appears.< Less