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History[change | edit source]
Timeline[change | edit source]
- 1415: Ambassador from Ryukyu Kingdom is received in Kyoto
- 1609: Ryukyu Kingdom begins into a vassal or tributary relationship with Japan.
- 1872: creation of the Ryūkyū Domain, 1872-1879
Geography[change | edit source]
Culture[change | edit source]
Related pages[change | edit source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Ryukyuan languages
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ryūkyū Islands" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 801.
- Klaproth, Julius. (1832). San kokf tsou ran to sets, ou Aperçu général des trois royaumes, p. 175 n1.
- Kerr, George. (2000). Okinawa: The History of an Island People, p. 63.
- Klaproth, pp. 177.
- Smits, Gregory. (1999). Visions of Ryūkyū: Identity and Ideology in Early-Modern Thought and Politics, p. 28.
- Klaproth, pp. 169-180.
- Klaproth, pp. 176.
- Matsumura, Wendy. (2007). Becoming Okinawan: Japanese Capitalism and Changing Representations of Okinawa, p. 38; excerpt, "March 27, 1879 marks the birth of Okinawa Prefecture and the death of the short-lived Ryukyu domain, which itself came into being on September 14, 1872, replacing the Ryukyu kingdom."
- Nussbaum, "Okinawa-ken" at pp. 746-747.