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1889 Constitution of the Empire of Japan __ Full text of document. - From hanover.edu - http://history.hanover.edu/texts/1889con.html

History of Japan __ "The written history of Japan began with brief appearances in Chinese history texts from the first century AD. However, archaeological research indicates that people were living on the islands of Japan as early as the upper paleolithic period..."  An encyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Japan

History of Japan __ This site outlines Japanese history through the Meiji period of restoration. You will also find links to major historical figures and events. - From William J. Gilmore-Lehne - http://www.stockton.edu/~gilmorew/consorti/1ceasia.htm

History of Japan __ You may follow the history of Japan through its art. This concise summary begins with the Jomon period (from around 10000 BC). - illustrated - From web-japan.org - http://web-japan.org/museum/historyofjp/histjp.html  

History of Japan - General History, Culture & People __ Dozens of click-to-read articles and resources about the history of Japan. - From japan-101.com - http://www.japan-101.com/history/

Introduction to history of Japan's Literature __ "A short history of literature from the eighth century to the present day." - From kanzaki.com - http://www.kanzaki.com/jinfo/jliterature.html

Japan Chronology World History Database __ A massive collection including events, biographies and general information about the history of Japan. - illustrated - From badley.info - http://www.badley.info/history/Japan.index.html

 

Japan - History __ Lengthy essay about Japan's history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Asia-and-Oceania/Japan-HISTORY.html

Japan History __ "The earliest recorded history of Japan dates back to the reign of the emperor Jimmu during the sixth century BC. Japan was subject to strong Chinese and Korean influence thereafter,..."  A general look at the history of Japan. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Japan/History

Japan: History __ You will find a detailed Japan history along with links to other resources about Japan. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0858985.html 

Japan history - ancient Japan - medieval Japan - samurai history ... __ You will find a history of Japan by periods. - From about.com - http://gojapan.about.com/od/japanhistory/Japan_History_Samurai.htm

Japan - World History For Kids __ You will find an overview of Japanese history for the younger student. - illustrated - From kidspast.com - http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0252-japan.php

Japanese History: Overview __ Click on the era names to access detailed information about each age of the history of Japan.  There are also numerous embedded text links to even more material. - From japan-guide.com - http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2126.html

Japanese Roots __Paper dealing with the origins of the Japanese from their earliest history. - http://www2.gol.com/users/hsmr/Content/East%20Asia/Japan/History/roots.html

Modern Japan in archives: 100-year history from the opening of the country to the San Francisco Peace Treaty __ You will find documents, reference materials, slide show and more. - illustrated - From National Diet Library - http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/index.html

Stanford JGuide - Japan > History __ You will find numerous resources about Japanese history. - From stanford.edu - http://jguide.stanford.edu/site/history_267.html

Timeline: Japan __ Annotated timeline of important dates in the history of Japan. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/1261918.stm

 

 

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