Category Archives: Japanese

The Kenpeitai or Japan’s Gestapo

The Kenpeitai or Japan’s Gestapo was the military police arm of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1881 to 1945. It was both conventional military police and a secret police force. During the Japanese occupation, the kenpeitai also arrested those who … Continue reading

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Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyam

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyam PhD. 1952 (age 66 years), Hyde Park, Chicago, IL He is an American political scientist, political economist, and author. Education: Cornell University, Yale University, Harvard University, State College Area High School Influenced by: Aristotle, Friedrich Nietzsche, C. … Continue reading

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Chinese characters Japanese kanji

Chinese characters (hanzi) = Japanese kanji = Korean hanja? While Chinese characters (hanzi) were developing in China, Japanese kanji and Korean hanja did not exist yet. Then, Japanese people adopted hanzi to write their own language ‘kanji’. Korean people adopted … Continue reading

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Japanese mushroom names

Japanese mushroom names The poetry of Japanese names for mushrooms beyond the top five edibles of Japanese names for mushrooms focusing mainly on edible mushrooms Maitake, Hiratake (Oyster mushroom), Enokitake (Winter mushroom), Uramurasaki, Murasakishimeji, Mukitake, Aikawatake, Akamomitake. Mushrooms, Chichitake, Matsutake, … Continue reading

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