Essays Tagged: "Mainland Japan"

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

bolt from the blue" attack on Russian naval forces in the Far East and landing an army on the Asian mainland. Japan's first gain did not produce a fast end to the problem, which lasted for almost nine ...

(9 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Ainu Culture of Sakhalin Island - How has tourism affected the Ainu and their way of life?

inu inhabit the island of Sakhalin, located north of Hokkaido by the Soya Strait, and south east of mainland Russia by the Mamiya Strait. Nearly two thirds of the island is mountainous (SAKHALIN.RU 20 ... reindeer and musk deer.The Ainu are benefiting from the tourist trade as tourists, especially from mainland Japan and Siberia, are becoming more interested in the Ainu people and their culture. The t ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.9 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"Letters from Iwo Jima" Film Review

shi(Ken Wantabe), is told to defend the island of Iwo Jima, which is essential to the protection of mainland Japan from American forces. Kuribayashi uses an atypical, untrained defense force that, whi ... character, Saigo(Kazunari Ninomiya), a young baker forced into war, writes to his pregnant wife in mainland Japan. In his first letter home, Saigo writes about Kuribayashi's plan to dig a system of t ...

(3 pages) 36 2 4.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Persuasive Speech, Prevention of AIDS

ne way to help someone is to take HIV-AIDS seriously.It's important to take AIDS seriously--here in Japan today. You may think that HIV-AIDS is mainly a problem for developing countries in Africa or S ... ntries in Africa or South Asia. But it's not a problem just for them. Infection rates are rising in Japan. In fact, Japan is the only industrialized country where HIV/AIDS infection rates rose last ye ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology