Kamakura Period Japan History

  • Published on : 24/04/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

The Kamakura period (1185-1333) marked a major shift in Japan's political and social structure. It saw the rise of the warrior class (samurai), the establishment of feudalism, and the governance by the Kamakura shogunate. This era ushered in profound changes in Japan's politics, culture, economy, and religion that would shape the country for centuries to come. Let's explore the key elements that defined the Kamakura period, from the political upheavals and cultural developments to the Mongol invasions and the period's enduring legacy.


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