Chapter 1. Japanese Beginnings

  1. William M. Tsutsui
  1. Mark J. Hudson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch2

A Companion to Japanese History

A Companion to Japanese History

How to Cite

Hudson, M. J. (2007) Japanese Beginnings, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116909

Online ISBN: 9780470751398

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Keywords:

  • Japanese islands;
  • jomon settlement;
  • NEO-confucian;
  • archaeological evidence;
  • paleolithic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Periodization

  • History of Research

  • Humans and the Environment

  • Population History

  • Technology

  • Subsistence and Economy

  • Sociopolitical Change

  • Conclusions