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  • Print publication year: 1993
  • Online publication date: March 2008

2 - The Yamato kingdom

The Yamato kingdom appeared on the Nara plain of central Japan between 250 and 300 AD and, during the next three centuries, passed through successive stages of vigor, expansion, and disruption. Although the Yamato kingdom seems to have had no official relations with Chinese or Korean courts during its first century and a half of vigorous growth, evidence from archaeological sites reveals deep and wide-ranging continental influence. The second part of the Yamato period, roughly the fifth century, was a time of spectacular development. This was when the largest burial mounds were constructed and fairly complex irrigation systems were built. Yamato utilized a growing network of clans and occupational groups to increase its wealth and power. This chapter describes these remarkable changes, giving special attention to the reigns of Nintoku and Yuryaku. The expansion of the Yamato within the Japanese islands during the middle years of this period was intertwined with its political and military involvement in Korean affairs.
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