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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