Japanese People

The Japanese People (日本人, Nihonjin, Nipponjin?) are a nationality originating in the Japanese archipelago and are the predominant ethnic group of Japan. Worldwide, approximately 130 million people are of Japanese descent; of these, approximately 127 million are residents of Japan. People of Japanese ancestry who live in other countries are referred to as nikkeijin (日系人?). The term ethnic Japanese may also be used in some contexts to refer to a locus of ethnic groups including the Yamato, Ainu and Ryukyuan people.

Read more about Japanese People:  Theories of Origins, Japanese Colonialism, Japanese As A Japanese Citizen, Japanese Diaspora

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Miyake Setsurei
... found the Society for Political Education and its magazine "Nihonjin" (Japanese People) ... In 1907 the Nihonjin Magazine was renamed "Nihon Oyobi Nihonjin" (Japan and The Japanese People) ... included "Shinzenbi Nihonjin" (Goodness, truth and beauty of The Japanese People) and "Giakushu Nihonjin" (Falsehoods, evil and ugliness of the Japanese ...
Cultural Emotion Expressions - Eastern Vs Western Cultures
... deviant"."(Miyahara) Miyahara,referencing a study conducted on Japanese interpersonal communication, goes onto explain that the Japanese "are low in self ... In Eastern culture, specifically Japanese culture, it is shown that the way they feel are felt between people rather than with themselves ... When Japanese students in school are asked about their emotions they usually respond by saying it comes from their outside social surroundings ...
Propaganda For Japanese-American Internment - History
... After the attack by the Japanese Empire on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, American attitudes towards people of Japanese ancestry indicated a strong sense of racism ... played upon issues of racism on the West Coast the social fear of the Japanese people and citizen-influenced farming conflicts with the Japanese people ... command and the lack of perseverance by the Justice Department to protect the civil rights of Japanese Americans led to the successful relocation of both native and foreign born Japanese ...
Anti-Japanese Sentiment - Derogatory Terms - In Chinese
... (Cantonese Yaat Bun Gwai Zi Mandarin Rìběn guǐzi) — Literally "Japanese devils" or "Japanese monsters" ... mostly in the context of the Second Sino-Japanese War, when Japan invaded and occupied large areas of China ... This is the title of a Japanese documentary on Japanese war crimes druring WWII ...
Japanese People - Japanese Diaspora
... See also Japanese diaspora The term nikkeijin (日系人?) is used to refer to Japanese people who emigrated from Japan and their descendants ... did not become a mass phenomenon until the Meiji Era, when Japanese began to go to the Philippines, United States, Canada, Peru, Brazil, and Argentina ... According to the Association of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad, there are about 2.5 million nikkeijin living in their adopted countries ...

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