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  • Wikipedia: Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Hyperlinked article describing the destruction of the two Japanese cities on August 6 and 9, 1945. Includes descriptions of both cities during the war, the effects of the atomic bombs, and cultural notes.
  • National Museum of Japanese History
    Also known as the Rekihaku. Includes overview of exhibits and museum guide.
  • Hiroshima Peace Site
    An appeal from the city of Hiroshima for a lasting world peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. Includes historical information about the Hiroshima bombing.
  • Museum Meiji-mura
    Open-air museum preserving and exhibiting Japanese architecture of the Meiji period (1868-1912). Includes map, photos, and visitor information.
  • Samurai Archives
    Includes history of the Japanese samurai warriors and battles.
  • Ainu Museum
    Cultural education facility dedicated to the transmission, preservation, research, and study of Ainu culture.
  • U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Japan
    Thorough introduction to Japan, with sections on history, society and geography.
  • Asuka Historical Museum
    Devoted to the dynasty the ruled Japan from 593 to 710. Features palace ruins and museum housing period pottery, scrolls, and historical texts.
  • Enola Gay and the Bombing of Hiroshima in World World II
    Official site of Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay. Includes bio of Tibbets, specs of the Enola Gay B-29, overview of the event of Aug. 6, 1945, and more.
  • Hiroshima: Was it Necessary?
    Argues that the atomic bombing on Hiroshima was probably unnecessary. Includes a bibliography and a letter from historians to the Smithsonian about the controversial Enola Gay exhibit.
  • Photographs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
    Gallery of images showing the results of the two atomic bomb blasts delivered during World War II.
  • Immortal Geisha
    Presents history and traditions of geisha, including notes on the differences between geiko and maiko, the stages of a maiko's training, and geisha makeup and hairstyles. Immortal Geisha also features 1917 Miyako Odori (Cherry Dance) programmes from Kyoto.
  • Samurai
    Basic historical information on the members of the military class, the Japanese warriors.
  • Hirohito (1901-1989)@
  • Asian Women's Fund (AWF)
    Its primary aim is to extend atonement and support to those who suffered as wartime comfort women.
  • Wikipedia: Nanjing Massacre
    Hyperlinked article about the 1937 incident, also known as the Rape of Nanking, in which Japanese troops conducted atrocities against Chinese civilians in and around Nanjing, China.
  • Schauwecker's Guide to Japan: Edo Period
    Recites the chronology of Edo period from 1603 - 1867.
  • Schauwecker's Guide: Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Basic overview of the era with links to further resources.
  • Bushido: The Way of the Warrior
    Explains the development of the traditional code of the Japanese samurai.
  • 1995 Hyogo-ken Nanbu Earthquake@

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