Japanese culture is a unique phenomenon not only in the context of global culture, but also in some other Eastern cultures. It has continually evolved since X – XI centuries. C XVII until mid XIX century, Japan was practically closed to foreigners (only communication was maintained with the Netherlands and China).
In this period of isolation Japan experienced creative development of national identity. And when after several centuries before the world, finally revealed the rich traditional culture of Japan, she had a strong influence on the subsequent development of European painting, theatre and literature.
Japanese culture is in many ways unique and amazing. Here is amazing politeness gets on with boldness, courage and willing self-sacrifice of the samurai.
In the middle ages Japan borrowed and assimilated the achievements and traditions of other Nations more often than in any other time, but this does not prevent to develop their national, Japanese. That is why Japan is still considered an amazing country with many interesting traditions and things.
That is why the development path Japan is so unlike the development of other countries in the middle ages. Considerable remoteness of Japan from other developed countries of the middle ages, led to a completely original development and current developments in all spheres of life of the Japanese.