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Who Were the Burakumin? - Asian History - About.com
Glossary definition of the term burakumin from your About.com Guide to Asian History.
The Buraku - "Untouchables" of Japan - Asian History - About.com
May 25, 2014 ... Others join the yakuza, or organized crime syndicates; approximately 60% of yakuza members are from burakumin backgrounds. Nowadays ...
Indian Castes and Feudal Japanese Classes (Comparison)
As with India's untouchables, some Japanese people fell below the four-tier system. These were the burakumin and hinin. The burakumin served essentially the ...
The Four-Tiered Class System of Feudal Japan - Asian History
Today, all of these people who lived below the four-tiers are collectively called " burakumin." Officially, families descended from the burakumin are just ordinary ...
Tokugawa Shoguns of Japan (1603 - 1868)
For more than 250 years, the Tokugawa shoguns ruled Japan as the heads of the bakufu, or military government, based at Edo (Tokyo). They relied on samurai ...
The Yakuza - Asian History - About.com
Many tekiya belonged to the burakumin social class, a group of outcasts or "non- humans," which was actually below the four-tiered Japanese feudal social ...
Japanese Samurai | Woodcut Prints - Asian History - About.com
Blacksmiths were among the burakumin or "sub-human" class in feudal Japan, so this is a disreputable genealogy all around. Ads. &ensp. Despite their class ...
Heian Japan - Noh Theater - Mask - Asian History - About.com
Compare Japanese and European Feudalism · Toyotomi Hideyoshi Biography · Who are the Burakumin? Japan | Facts and History. Ads. &ensp. &ensp ...
Glossary of Asian History Terms - About.com
Ever-growing glossary of terms related to the history of Asia, from your About.com Guide to Asian History. Starts at "Ainu," runs through "Xanadu" and beyond!
Who Are the Dalit or Untouchables? - Asian History - About.com
Glossary definition of the term Dalit from your About.com Guide to Asian History.
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