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The cooler climate of this period as compared with that of today supported a
grassland vegetation, especially in the highland valleys, that was ideal for large
herds of grazing animals. The shift toward sedentary agriculture apparently
Outstanding painters of the period were Dasvant and Basavan. Less emphasis
was given to book illustration during the period of Jahangir (1605-27). Instead,
Jahangir preferred court scenes, portraits, and animal studies, which were ...
Muromachi period, also called ashikaga period, in Japanese history, period of
the Ashikaga shogunate (1338-1573). It was named for a district in Kyoto, where
the first Ashikaga shogun, Takauji, established his administrative headquarters.
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