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Bushido

code of conduct followed by the Samurai

China

Beijing

Daimyo

land owning nobles in Japan

Delft Porcelain

a type of Dutch porcelain which imitated Ming style

Dyarchy

Qing Dynasty practice of splitting gov't positions equally between Chinese and Manchu

Edo

site of the new imperial capital for the Tokugawa Shogunate (Modern day Tokyo)

Eta

social class that was bound to a hereditary condition of slavery

Eunich

a castrated male

Hongwu

founder of the Ming Dynasty

Japan

Tokoyo

Jesuits

catholic missionaries who traveled to China & Japan

Kangxi

great emperor of the Qing Dynasty

Kowtow

formal respect shown to the emperor of China, a series of bows and prostrations

Macartney Mission

unsuccessful British diplomatic mission to Qing China; refused to kowtow, ruined relations

Malacca

Trading city in S.E. Asia

Manchus

People from the north east Chinese province of Manchuria

Ming Dynasty

Chinese Dynasty (1368-1644), Bright

Mongolia

Ulaambaatar

North Korea

Pyongyang

Oda Nobunaga

powerful daimyo in the 1500s who united Japan