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Japanese marbled beef and the meat consumption culture in Japan

The history of meat consumption in Japan, Japanese Kobe beef, serves Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, as well as “Sukiyaki song” in this review.

About the best beef in the world we will talk later, and while the tradition of meat consumption in Japan, the tradition of the story is much more meandering than in Europe, for example.

Developing the topic, the semi-official journal for Japanese abroad «Nipponia” were noted in his review of the history of Japanese food culture:

” the History of Japan includes the many centuries when eating the meatof mammals was forbidden. The first prohibition act was released in 675 g . after little more than a century after the arrival of Buddhism.

In the VII and VIII centuries, when a new ascended the throne, the Emperor issued another Imperial edict prohibits consumption of meat. This was associated with Buddhist beliefs . according to which killing an animal is evil. Re-publication of the edict is explained, most likely, that wasn’t so easy to give up meat. However, by the tenth century it had stopped eating. Continue reading

The history of the exploration of Central Asia

The research history of Central Asia

Central Asia: the region and its researchers

For the first time Central Asia (hereafter CA) as a separate region was allocated by the German geographer and traveler, founder of General earth Sciences of Alexander von Humboldt (1841). This term he identified all the internal parts of the Asian continent, stretching between the Caspian sea in the West and a rather undefined border in the East. A more precise definition of CA gave another German geographer Ferdinand Richthofen, in fact, divided the region into two parts. Actually CA, Richthofen, covers the area from Tibet in the South to the Altai in the North and from the Pamir in the West to Khingan in the East. The Aral-Caspian lowland the Richthofen took to the transition zone. In the Soviet geographical tradition was carried out the separation of the whole Central Asian region to Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan) and Central Asia (Mongolia and Western China, including Tibet). The same approach has largely been preserved and in the 1990 – 2000‑ies.

CA studied by Russian expeditions in the nineteenth – early twentieth century, it is, strictly Continue reading

The 20 most amazing facts about Korea

 

Despite the fact that in the world there are very few unexplored places, and the modern mass media covers all or almost all of what is happening in the world, Korea still refers to the little-studied Russian for person countries. Although, I must admit that it’s starting to get the ball rolling in recent years. There are many interesting facts that you can find just arriving on the Korean Peninsula. We would like to share some of them.

Fact 1

Korea is not big country. If you travel on continental, you can travel from one end to the other in length only 6-7 hours by car. So here are a few airports and on airplanes almost no one flies. Despite the small territory, in Korea 3720 Islands. However, their number varies from flooding.

Fact 2

In Korea it is possible to allocate all four seasons of the year. Koreans are proud of the fact that the climate in their homeland is that you can highlight the clear distinctions of four seasons.

Fact 3

About a quarter of the population of Korea, more specifically 12 million people live in Seoul. Unprecedented levels of urbanization.

Fact 4

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Korean Tradition
Respect for elders Age and social position are of great importance. It is believed that the younger one standing or lower social position are required to follow the senior wishes…

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Japan: the country, people, tradition
The country is a mystery. Far from the East of Europe there is a country that holds many mysteries. It's Japan. No one really can answer, where did its people,…

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Japanese marbled beef and the meat consumption culture in Japan
The history of meat consumption in Japan, Japanese Kobe beef, serves Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu, as well as "Sukiyaki song" in this review. About the best beef in the world we…

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