CHRONOLOGY

1333 Kamakura Bakufu in collapse, Takauji Ashikaga appointed Shogun and 1338 Muromachi Period 1338 -1573
1185 Minamoto Clan clearly predominant Yoritomo Minamoto given title of Shogun 1192 Kamakura Period 1185 - 1333

 

GLOSSARY

Kamakura town 50km South of Tokyo place name of first shogunate 12th cent to 14th cent a major tourist destination
Kamakura Period the Kamakura Shogunate 1185 - 1333 the Mongols were repulsed in 1274 and 1281 but the economy was weakened
Shonan trendy resort area West of Kamakura as shonanboi beach boy, shonan nanba Shonan car registration number
Shogunate military dictatorship in three periods Kamakura 12th - 14th, Muromachi 14th - 16th, Tokugawa 17th - 19th centuries

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