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Chinese Dynasties

 
 
TABLE OF JAPANESE ERA NAMES (NENGO)

Western Calendar Main Periods
10000 BC - Paleolithic
ca 10000 BC - ca 300 BC Jomon
ca 300 BC - ca AD 300 Yayoi
ca AD 300 - 710 Kofun
AD 710 - 794 Nara
794 - 1185 Heian
1185 - 1333 Kamakura
1333 - 1568 Muromachi
1568 - 1600 Azuchi-Momoyama
1600 - 1868 Edo
1868 - 1912 Meiji
1912 - 1926 Taisyo
1926 - 1989 Syowa
1989 - Heisei

 



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Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan, 1700-1820
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Edo
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