Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ch 15 Japan

TermDefinition
Shinto the traditional religion of Japan
kami the nature spirits of the Shinto religion
Prince Shotoku a regent of Japan from 593 to 621 who was influential in bringing Chinese ideas to Japan
regent a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
Lady Murasaki Shikibu one of the greatest Japanese writers; wrote The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji Japanese story that many consider to be the world's first full-length novel
Noh a type of Japanese play that combines music, speaking, and dance
Heian center of Japanese culture and learning from 794 to 1185, now called Kyoto
daimyo large landowners of Japan's feudal society
samurai professional warriors of Japan's feudal society
shogun a powerful military leader who ruled feudal Japan in the emperor's name
figurehead a person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else
Bushido the samurai code of honor
Zen a form of Buddhism popular in Japan in which people practice self-discipline and meditation
Created by: mrs.fehr
 

 
Browse or Search millions of existing flashcards     Create Flashcards plus a dozen other activities