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Periods of Japanese History

Give the names of the various periods or eras of Japanese history.
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The dates of the first two periods are approximate figures. Different sources disagree about the start/end of some of these periods.
Sources: Henshall, Kenneth. A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower. (2004) ISBN 1-4039-1272-6 and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Japan
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First submittedMarch 24, 2015
Last updatedMarch 24, 2015
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Year
Name of Period
13 000 BC–400 BC
The Jōmon Period
400 BC–AD 250
The Yayoi Period
250–710
The Kofun (Yamato) Period
(538–710)
(The Asuka Period)
710–794
The Nara Period
794–1185
The Heian Period
1185–1333
The Kamakura Period
1333–1568
The Muromachi Period
1568–1600
The Azuchi–Momoyama Period
1600–1868
The Tokugawa (Edo) Period
1868–1912
The Meiji Period
1912–1926
The Taishō Period
1926–1989
The Shōwa Period
1989–present
The Heisei Period
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