Theoretically an international occupation, in fact it was carried out almost entirely by U.
The text means "Japan" in Japanese. The reforms nationalized all land in Japan, to be distributed equally among cultivators, and ordered the compilation of a household registry as the basis for a new system of taxation. During this period, the first two books produced in Japan appeared: His son Fujiwara no Mototsune created the office of kampakuwhich could rule in the place of an adult reigning Emperor.
Fujiwara no Michinagaa skilled statesman who became kampaku ingoverned during the height of the Fujiwara clan's power  and had four of his daughters married to Japanese Emperors.
The court became so self-absorbed with power struggles, and with the artistic pursuits of court nobles, that it neglected the administration of government outside the capital. The imperial court was thus deprived of the tax revenue to pay for its national army.
The central government began to employ these two warrior clans to help suppress rebellions and piracy. During this war, the Taira clan led by Taira no Kiyomori defeated the Minamoto clan.
Kiyomori used his victory to accumulate power for himself in Kyoto and even installed his own grandson Antoku as Emperor. The outcome of this war led to the rivalry between the Minamoto and Taira clans. As a result, the dispute and power struggle between both clans led to the Heiji Rebellion in InTaira no Kiyomori was challenged by an uprising led by Minamoto no Yoritomoa member of the Minamoto clan whom Kiyomori had exiled to Kamakura.
The victory of the Minamoto clan was sealed inwhen a force commanded by Yoritomo's younger brother, Minamoto no Yoshitsunescored a decisive victory at the naval Battle of Dan-no-ura. Yoritomo and his retainers, thus, became the de facto rulers of Japan.
The Japanese missions to Tang dynasty of China, which began in the year ended during the ninth century and thereafter more typically Japanese forms of art and poetry developed.Watch video · On August 30, , U.S.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to organize the Allied occupation of the country.
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Hideo Miki. I. Introduction. We are now  on the crest of a wave of interest in America's post-war occupation of Japan; many studies of the occupation have recently appeared, both in Japan . By the end of its occupation of Korea, Japan had even waged war on people’s family names.
At first, the colonial government made it illegal for people to adopt Japanese-style names, ostensibly. Occupation (of Japan), (–52) military occupation of Japan by the Allied Powers after its defeat in World War II.
Theoretically an international occupation, in fact it was carried out almost entirely by U.S.
forces under Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth. Unlike in the occupation of Germany, the Soviet Union was allowed little to no influence over Japan.