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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Castles in Japan.
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Parent topics

  • Japan [r]: East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000. [e]
  • Culture of Japan [r]: Set of traditions, pastimes, artistic expression, use of language, belief systems and so on that distinguishes Japan from other nations. [e]
  • Castle [r]: A building which was designed to protect people and property inside, and typically belonged to an important or wealthy person such as a lord or monarch. [e]

Subtopics

  • Himeji Castle [r]: Sixteenth-century Japanese fortification, built of wood rather than stone and well-preserved, with a maze of pathways designed to confuse invaders; today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [e]
  • Hideyoshi Toyotomi [r]: (豊臣秀吉 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, 1536?-1598) Japanese feudal warlord, regarded as one of the nation's greatest military leaders and a unifying figure in mediaeval Japan, elevated to the status of a deity in the traditional Shinto religion after his death. [e]

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