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World History -- This picture from Unit Study of Japan - with videos! (There are also other units for other cultures)  Amazing wiki.

World History -- This picture from Unit Study of Japan - with videos! (There are also other units for other cultures) Amazing wiki.

An unusual lesser known story in Japanese American history: ‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History

‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History

An unusual lesser known story in Japanese American history: ‘Daughters of the Samurai’ Sheds Light on a Strange Chapter in U.S.-Japanese History

Court lady of the Kamakura Period (1185-1333) , Japan. Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.”  Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr.  Japanese costume many centuries ago…recreation accomplished in Kyoto during the 1930’s

Court lady of the Kamakura Period (1185-1333) , Japan. Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.” Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr. Japanese costume many centuries ago…recreation accomplished in Kyoto during the 1930’s

The Meiji Shrine is just one of many shrines in Japan, but it’s particularly interesting if you’re into modern Japanese history

The Meiji Shrine is just one of many shrines in Japan, but it’s particularly interesting if you’re into modern Japanese history

We are in the midst of War Lords of Japan: A Simulation of Shogun History of Feudal Japan .  During this simulation, students join one of f...

We are in the midst of War Lords of Japan: A Simulation of Shogun History of Feudal Japan . During this simulation, students join one of f...

Historical Timeline of Japan 1984 Infographic. Topic: history, medieval, samurai, geographic, empire, Japanese.

A Historical Timeline of Japan [1984 Infographic]

Historical Timeline of Japan 1984 Infographic. Topic: history, medieval, samurai, geographic, empire, Japanese.

Hisako Ichijou (1904-1920) - Japanese star of the Asakusa Opera, who tragically died at 17 due to lead poisoning from the white face paint she wore during performances.

Hisako Ichijou (1904-1920) - Japanese star of the Asakusa Opera, who tragically died at 17 due to lead poisoning from the white face paint she wore during performances.

fuckyeahshittyhetaliaocs:    sinousine:    Japanese kimono by ~marihaya    More Japanese clothing references, because people still don’t seem to get it right.

fuckyeahshittyhetaliaocs: sinousine: Japanese kimono by ~marihaya More Japanese clothing references, because people still don’t seem to get it right.

Citation about Sakura (Cherry blossoms) from Nihon Shoki (The Chronicles of Japan - second oldest book of classical Japanese history, in 720) "Tenno Emperor riding a boat at the pond. Sakura petals falling to his sake cup."

Citation about Sakura (Cherry blossoms) from Nihon Shoki (The Chronicles of Japan - second oldest book of classical Japanese history, in 720) "Tenno Emperor riding a boat at the pond. Sakura petals falling to his sake cup."

Yamazaki Tomie 山崎富栄 (1919-1948), lover of famous Japanese writer Dazai Osamu 太宰治 (1909-1948) and his partner in their double suicide at Tokyo, Japan, June 13th 1948

Yamazaki Tomie 山崎富栄 (1919-1948), lover of famous Japanese writer Dazai Osamu 太宰治 (1909-1948) and his partner in their double suicide at Tokyo, Japan, June 13th 1948

An 1890s study of young Japanese girls by K. TAMAMURA of Yokohama, Japan.  Text and image via Okinawa Soba on Flickr

An 1890s study of young Japanese girls by K. TAMAMURA of Yokohama, Japan. Text and image via Okinawa Soba on Flickr

46 Photos Of Life At A Japanese Internment Camp, Taken By Ansel Adams

46 photos of life at a Japanese internment camp, taken by Ansel Adams

In legendary photographer Ansel Adams visited Manzanar, a Japanese internment camp in California's Sierra Nevada mountains.