First people to reach Japan; the native people of Japan
Secret society, "righteous harmonious fists" want to expel all foreigners
The answer to human suffering lay not in worshipping gods, but in right thinking and selfdenial.
An economic system in which the government controls the entire economy.
Religion/philosophy emphasizing moral order, the humanity and virtue of China's ancient rulers, and gentlemanly education.
The spiritual leader of Vajrayana (Tibetan) Buddhism, believed to be an incarnation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.
a line of rulers descended from the same family
A country with rapid economic growth due to cheap labor, high technology and aggressive exports
The intentional killing of baby girls due to the high preference for male babies and from the low value associated with the birth of females
Largest desert region in Asia that covers the north/northwest part of China
Inhabitants of China proper who considered others to be outsiders. They felt that they were the only authentic Chinese.
The easternmost region of the East Asian realm, consisting of Japan, (South) Korea, and Taiwan
A waste disposal site for the deposit of solid waste from human activities.
1893-1976, Chinese Communist leader: chairman of the People's Republic of China
Economy in which individuals control production and allocation decisions through supply and demand
The fertile region between the Huang He and Chang Jiang rivers.
Created by Mao, keep population down, resulted in infanticide
A general plan of action adopted by the government to solve a social problem, counter a threat, or pursue an objective.
A Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
Means the way of the gods and was the traditional religion of Japan.