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On August 21, 1192, Minamoto Yorimoto was appointed as a shogun, or military leader, in Kamakura, Japan. Yorimoto established Japan’s first military government, or bakufu, called the Kamakura shogunate.
The term shogun appeared in various titles given to military commanders commissioned for the imperial government’s 8th- and 9th-century.
An overview of the Japanese Medieval period in which Shoguns ruled under the bakufu (shogunate) feudal system. Discussion of daimyo during the Kamakura and Muromachi/Ashikaga periods. Samurai and bushido.
Geographical Development in Japan
The Warring States: Sengoku Jidai