Jomon (-300 b.C.) - Migrated to the islands from eastern and southeastern Asia. - The first pottery vessels in the world, and the earliest ground stone tools.
A Yayoi jar (-300 b.C.__300) Yayoi Construção Yayoi <ul><li>The pottery was more decorated. </li></ul><ul><li>They began using bronze and iron to agricultural tools and weapons. </li></ul><ul><li>They lived in farming villages </li></ul>
Burial Mound or tumuli Iron helmet and armour with gilt bronze decoration Haniwa horse statuette, Kofun (300-538) <ul><li>The tumulus made of stones </li></ul><ul><li>- The Haniwa, funerary figures </li></ul>
(538-710) Asuka <ul><li>The arrival of Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic, social, and political transformations . </li></ul>
The Great Buddha at Nara - Nara becomes the first permanent capital. - Most of Japanese society during this period was agricultural in nature, centered around villages. Nara (710-784)
Heian (794-1185) <ul><li>- The Heian period was the peak of the Japanese art. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a period marked by the ascension of the Samurai </li></ul>
Kamakura (1192-1333) - Was a period when it a dictatorship was implanted Kemmu restoration: - Is the period when it was tried implement the imperialism. - It was over in the 14th century when the imperialism was finally implemented
Muromachi (1338-1573) - The imperial power is restored - The north and the south united - The fire arms and the Christianity are introduced by the Portuguese discovers
Azuchi Momoyama (1573-1603) Gold tea-room at Fushimi (Momoyama) Castle, Kyoto - Tokugawa was made imperator and it appends a politic union and his successors keeps the things in order. - It was a period of relative calmness
Edo (1603-1867) <ul><li>Is the period that ended in the Meiji restoration. The restoration of the imperialism power. It’s the period also known as the beginning of the modern age in Japan. </li></ul>Late tokugawa Shogunate : - The late tokugawa is the period between 1853 and 1867. It’s the period that ended the politics of isolation called “sakoku” and modernizes to a feudal age to a Meiji age.
Meiji (1868-1912) -During this period Japan watched its modernization achieving raise to the status of super power. -they built the first train line. - Russian-Japanese war. -Annexation of Korea. Meiji restoration : - It was a chain of social and politics events that changed Japan.
Taisho (1912-1926) - Due to the weak health of the imperator, a group of “elder statesmen” are chosen to rise to the power and introduce the democracy in Japan It became known as the “Taisho Democracy”. - Japan is struck by an earthquake that destroyed Tokyo and Yokoyohama. Japan joins the allies in World War I.
Showa (1926-1989) - It was the longer period, in which the imperator was in the throne. - The time that Japan became more nationalist. - Entered the World War II and surrendered after the nuclear strikes to the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. - The new constitution is promulgated and is accepted. - Japan is a member of UN - Oil crises - The relationship with China is normalized.
Heisei (1989) - It’s age that started on the 8th, January 1989 until 2006 and it goes Heisei 18. - In this age it is used sarin gas in Tokyo subway and an earthquake strikes Kobe