Periods Archive

Azuchi Momoyama

The period is known as Azuchi Momoyama (安土桃山時代) spans from 1573-1603. It is the last part of the Sengoku period, which intersected with the Muromachi period. This was a significant time in Japan, as the country drew

Kamakura

The period in Japan known as the Kamakura period took place approximately between 1185–1333 AD. This period was when samurai power was at its height, and the country was ruled by the feudal military government, appointed by

Muromachi

The period from approximately 1337 to 1573 was known in Japan as the Muromachi period (室町時代). Also known as the Ashikaga era too, this period of Japan’s history can further be split into 2 periods which consisted

Edo

The period from 1603 to 1868 in Japan is called the Edo period (江戸時代). Also known as the Tokugawa period (徳川時代), this was a period in Japan’s history where the country was under the rule of the

Sengoku

From approximately 1467 to 1603 AD, in Japan, this was known as the Sengoku period (戦国時代). It was a period of war between states, and power struggles between the daimyo, who were the local lords.  The Shogunate