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Japans Culture

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Tia Calkins

on 13 September 2012

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By: Tia Caklins Japan Location 145,882 Square miles Four Main Islands 4000 smaller ones Mountainous Climate Four Seasons History A series of dynasties Shoguns
Showa
ect Period of isolation
1635-1853 No trading
No interactions with other countries Broke off the isolation because the United States forced them to Bombed Pearl Harbor US atomic bombed Hiroshima and
Nagasaki
Empire crumbled
Signed constitution with US
(democracy) Culture Reading Vertically right to left
Horizontally left toright Religion Buddhism
Peace
Path to enlightenment
Shintoism
Honor
Courage
Politeness
Reserve People's Attitude  Loyalty and devotion to job and superiors
• Usually lifetime employment
 Feel obligated to return favors and gifts
 Honor in the public eye
 Politeness is important
 Conformity
• Women
o Dresses or slacks
• Business men
o Suits
• Teenagers
o Latest fashions in Europe and us Greetings Bowing
Lower bow=more respect
Shaking hands with westerners
First names are for family and friends only Gestures Yawning is impolite
Sit straight with feet on the floor
May be crossed at the knee or ankle
Point withthe entire hand
Shaking hand palm foreword means no
When referring to yourself point at your nose
Laughter can mean embaressessment as well as amusement
Chewing gum in public is rude Culture Continued Visiting Not many spontaneous visits
Remove shoes before entering house or in the genkan
area between door and living area
Place pointing towards outside
Express slight hesitation before accepting meal
Light refreshments are accepted gratefully
Bring gift
fruit
cakes
Give and accept with two hands and a bow Eating Impolite to walk and eat for adults
Eat from a bowl at chest level
Slurping
Chopsticks
Western food with utensils
Main meal is in the evening Life Style Usually 3 children Father is head of house
Mother USUALLY manages household affairs and raises children Women are mostly inferior Low Divorce rate Housing Family High rise apartments or small houses 2 bedrooms
Combination room
living room
dining room
kitchen Roll futons up for more room Special Occasions Shichigosan (7-5-3)
Well being of young children
Boys 3 and 5
Girls 3 and 7 Seijin Shiki
20th birthday ceremony Kanreki
16th birthday party
Traditional red sleeveless kimono Guests bring money
Host's give household items Funerals Cremated Diet Rice
Fresh vegetables
Seafood
Fruit
Small portions of meat
Soy Sauce
Sweet Sake
Rice Tea
Soup
Noodles
Curried Rice
Sashimi
uncooked fish
tofu and pork
Sushi Language 8. Kunigami
9. Miyako
10. Okinawan, Central
11. Oki-No-Erabu
12. Toku-No-Shima
13. Yaeyama
14. Yonaguni
15. Yoron Japanese and English are the main languages spoken in Japan
1. Ainu
2. Amami-Oshima, Northern
3. Amami-Oshima, Southern
4. Japanese
5. Japanese Sign Language
6. Kikai
7. Korean 1. Ainu

2. Amami-Oshima, Northern

3. Amami-Oshima, Southern

4. Japanese

5. Japanese Sign Language

6. Kikai

7. Korean

8. Kunigami

9. Miyako

10. Okinawan, Central

11. Oki-No-Erabu

12. Toku-No-Shima

13. Yaeyama

14. Yonaguni

15. Yoron Tools Cell phones and computers
Pens or paintbrush
Bento box
rice
meat
pickled vegetable
Chopsticks
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