Before around the late 1500's (i think) there had been no western influence, any forigners caught in Japan at this time was likely to have his head chopped off on the spot. Commadore Perry (American i think) and his fleet of ships arrived, the Japanese realised that the travellers had far superior technology and this first meetings sparked perhaps the biggest changes in Japanese history. With technology came big changes to the country, merchants (who had previously been the lowest class) became very wealthy and powerful, as they were able to trade alot more. The leaders at the time the Shogun was forced out of power allowing the emperor to retake his rule. All remaining Samurai were wiped out by the new conscript army, armed with portaguese rifles. And so the old feudal system of shogun and samurai was destroyed, it became illegal to wear swords and even theh samurai hair style (which was a symbol of great honour) was banned.
if u wanna vauge idea of what happened u should watch 'the last samuria' its not really accurate but it shows quite well the changes going on at the time.
The introduction of Christianity
The Europeans were effectively banned from Japan with the passing of the Sakoku Edict in 1635 by Tokugawa Iemitsu.
china has a major influence on japan
EXCEPT FOR NATIVE AMERICANS, THE AMERICAS ARE POPULATED BY EUROPEANS
Europeans brought much of the world under their influence and control beginning in the year 1914.Europeans brought much of the world under their influence and control beginning in the late 1800s.
Because they had anime.
There cultures and belifes
He spread Buddhism throughout Japan.
it was created there
It is an art.
According to history they were.
China and Japan gave European Countries spheres of influence within China and Japans own borders, this gave the European countries complete control of the markets, mineral rights, infrastructure and trade policies within their zones of control in Asia. Germany, France, Russia, and England were the first countries to gain spheres of influence within China Japan would later gain the Germans sphere after ww1 Spheres of Influence were less pronounced in Japan, most European countries could at most claim a port city with which they could use as a trade hub with the rest of Japan.
in the dungen
they showed them buddhism
The Portuguese. Portuguese traders to be exact.
in the "scramble" for Asia, Europeans had to deal with Japan.
he ate it