CHRONOLOGY

1333 Kamakura Bakufu in collapse, Takauji Ashikaga appointed Shogun and 1338 Muromachi Period 1338 -1573

 

GLOSSARY

Muromachi an area of Kyoto second shogunate location period name 14th cent to 16th cent cf Ashikaga
Muromachi Period the Muromachi Shogunate 1338 - 1573 an attempted imperial restoration failed and a weak shogunate was established
ashikaga foot profit family name of Muromachi hereditary shogunate 14th cent to 16th cent
Shogunate military dictatorship in three periods Kamakura 12th - 14th, Muromachi 14th - 16th, Tokugawa 17th - 19th centuries

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