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Term: Nihon

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Early inhabitants, Ainu, were driven N by Manchu-Korean & Malayan invaders; imperial line was founded 7th cen. BC; adopted handwriting & much of Chinese culture 6th-9th cen.; emperor controlled by Shogunates 12th-19th cen.; European contact 16-19th cen.;official language is Japanese.

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Japanese, born 1963
Japanese, born 1951
Japanese, born 1951
American, born 1937
American, born Japan, 1899 - 1953