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GWU - JAPN 3111 - Class Notes - Week 1

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GWU - JAPN 3111 - Class Notes - Week 1

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background image WHAT IS JAPAN?  - “Land of 8 islands”  - 8 means many in Japanese   - Actually  are 3922 islands  - Main 4 islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu  - Mountainous islands  - Mount Fuji is highest point  - Jomon Period, 2nd-3rd century B.C.  - Yayoi Period, 1st century B.C. to 300 A.D. - wet rice cultivation   
9/7/16 
 
READ CARTER PP. 1-71 BY NEXT CLASS 
 
Kofun Period, 250 AD to 552 
- Burial mounds for influential men.  - Implies a  hierarchy   

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School: George Washington University
Department: Japanese
Course: Japanese Literature in Translation
Professor: Hanami
Term: Fall 2016
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Name: Japanese Literature in Translation Notes 4
Description: Japanese Literature in Translation Notes
Uploaded: 06/06/2017
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