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Shinto

History

Exploration and Conquest

By the end of the 11th century, there were only twenty-two "official" Shinto shrines, and even at these, Buddhist deities regarded as the same as specific Shinto kami were worshipped. The imperial line continued but had little power. Toward the end of the 12th century, the first of the shogun governments was established.

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