Religion of Japan--like daoism... shin- spirit/gods .... to- the way
Story of Izanami and Izanagi
origin of the sun
People appear to have been the first ones to create pottery
hunters and gatherers
Beginning of Cultivating rice
Growth of local states known as Vji... they have their own gods known as kami who watches over them... 3 classes among them: 1. royal 2. commoner 3. slaves
god to the local states who watches over them
Men and Women in Japanese society
How has this changed over time?
Men: Dont write, spend most time in courts. Sons are sent to schools... higher power than women
Women:Dont write, not sent to school. Daughters are going to move away someday. Women are used as spys for their families. They like to do this because it allows them to get away from the compound. These women are middle level elite.