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State of Ashihara
Controlled territory is in dark green. Claimed territory is in light green.
Largest city Naniwa
Official languages Ashiharan
Recognised regional languages Miyao
Demonym Ashiharan
Government One Party Dictatorship
 -  Gichou Kaneshiro Kenta
 -  Fukugichou Kaneshiro Miyu
Legislature Kokkai
 -  Upper house Jinmin Gikai
 -  Lower house Ippan Jinmin Gikai
 -  Water (%) 5.01
 -  2018 estimate 258,945,000
 -  2014 census 251,153,000
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
 -  Total $1,001,858,205,000
 -  Per capita $3,869
Gini (2013)positive decrease 60.5
very high
HDI (2012)Increase 0.556
Currency Mon (MON)
Time zone Ashiharan Standard Time (UTC+9 1/2)
Date format dd-mm-yy
Drives on the left
Calling code +67
ISO 3166 code ASH
Internet TLD .aa


Pre-Historic Ashihara

-Arrival of Humans in Ashihara
-Hunter-Gatherer Tribes

Ancient Ashihara

Oya Period (~10,000 BC-700 BC)

-First Pottery
-Development of Agriculture
-Settled Tribes

Yandao Period (700 BC-135 BC)

-Introduction of Bronze
-Formation of Tribes into hundreds of Kingdoms
-Kingdoms war over land, absorb each other
-Introduction of Iron in later period
-First large cities begin to form
-Spread of Yen philosophies into Ashihara from Shang Dynasty

Classical Ashihara

Shōjō Period (135 BC - 291 AD)

-Ashiharan kings unified under the King of Kings Ōtomo no Fuhito (Ō no Ō) -Establishment of the Sōshū (総州) Dynasty
-Implementation of a government system styled on the Shang Dynasty in Tangkuo
-Series of wars against the Shang Dynasty resisting Shang attempts to expand into Ashihara
-Attempted uprising by Kings against the King of Kings over attempts to curb their power in 290 is crushed, leads to end of early feudalism in Ashihara

Chosei Period (291 AD - 1204 AD)

-Implementation of Zhu/Yi Dynasty styled bureaucratic govt in Ashihara
-Establishment of codes of law and bureaucracy
-Formation of Imperial Examinations
-First recorded use of Emperor (Tenno) as title in place of King of Kings (Ō no Ō)
-Flourishing of arts and culture
-Viewed as Ashihara's 'golden age'
-Development of native philosophies
-Cotrism spreads into Ashihara

Medieval Ashihara

Nagahama Period (1204 AD - 1337 AD)

-Emperor Matate dies leaving his baby son, Nagara as Emperor
-Minister of the Left Nagahama no Mototsune assumes the positions of Sesshō and Kanpaku, monopolises control over Imperial bureaucracy
-Emperor sidelined
-Position of Kanpaku and other government offices made hereditary
-Provincial governors and military commanders appointed for loyalty rather than competence, decline in meritocracy

First Sengoku Period (1337 AD - 1401 AD)

-Emperor Rinshi obtains the support of several provincial governors, leads revolt
-Other political factions follow suit
-70 years of civil war follows as the Emperor and Kanpaku face off
-Some provincial governors fight for independence from both rulers
-Invasion of Sükhbaataryn Khaanate in 13xx forces a truce between the warring factions
-Much of northern Ashihara lost to the Khaanate, last Kanpaku of the Nagahama dies in battle against the Khaanate in the Battle of the Fords of Jinzu
-Kaga Clan assumes title of Kanpaku
-Kaga Clan betrays Emperor Shōtoku at the Battle of Uken by refusing to commit to battle against the Khaanate in 1401

Kaga Period (1401 AD - 1659 AD)

-First Sengoku Period ends with the defeat of the Imperial Faction after the Battle of Uken forcing the Emperor and his allies to surrender
-Creation of Han System for provincial governance, reestablishment of feudalism in Ashihara
-Decline in power of Imperial bureaucracy
-Sükhbaataryn Khaanate finally broken at the Siege of Shikama
-Sükhbaataryn Khaanate remnants expelled from northern Ashihara
-First contact with Asurans
-Claim position of Preceptor for the Emperor
-Fights assorted wars against rival claimants to the Preceptorship

Early Modern Ashihara

Second Sengoku Period (1659 AD - 1661 AD)

-External campaigns abroad give the Imperial Faction time to reorganise and regain support
-Palace coup in 1659 led by Kiyohara Shingen, captures Naniwa and Imperial Palace
-Kanpaku Kaga Morisada forced to abandon campaigns abroad to return home to crush rebellion
-Kiyohara Shingen named Shogun by Emperor Kinnari, charged with defeating the Shingen
-Kiyohara Shingen defeats Kaga Morisada at Battle of Yuya in 1661
-Kanpaku rendered a purely ceremonial position
-Kiyohara Shingen betrays Emperor Kinnari and assumes de facto power as Shogun

Kiyohara Period (1661 AD - 1810 AD)

-Period of cultural flourishing and economic and technological stagnation
-End of attempts to place the Emperor as Preceptor
-Attempts to reassert the power of the Imperial Bureaucracy over the nation fail
-Asuran merchants arrive, are allowed to remain for some time
-Asuran merchants deemed to be degenerates by Shogun Kiyohara Narinaga, expelled

Modern Ashihara

First Jōi Period (1810 - 1833)

-Assorted Asurans fight war, win, force open the country after merchants are expelled, Shogun humiliated
-Clans begin to organise their own armies and looking to the defense of their own Han, begin allying with external powers
-Asurans begin buying ports off of clans in various treaties ignoring the authority of the Shogun and Emperor alike
-Shogun attempts to halt this, is defeated by Asurans and their native allies

Third Sengoku Period (1833 - 1842)

-Emperor Michitaka allies with several clans, launches rebellion
-Shogun Kiyohara Narinaga rallies his supporters
-Assorted colonial powers send forces to back their own supported clans
-Shogun bows to Emperor, forms alliance against colonial power-backed clans
-Shogun and Emperor are defeated, Ashihara divided up among victorious colonial powers

Haji Period (1842 - 1896)

-Ashihara exploited as colonial territory
-Clans gradually lose power, land seized by colonisers, armies disarmed
-Some revolt, are crushed brutally
-Introduction of Western healthcare, education, technology, limited industrialisation
-Nationalist movements exist but are small societies formed by Asuran-educated middle or upper class Ashiharans
-Introduction of socialism and communism, gains support among rural peasantry

Second Jōi Period (1896 - 1943)

-Nationalist movements in different colonial territories along with independent Daimyo form loose coalition to throw out the colonial powers
-Methods and ideologies of movements range from non-violent to revolution and socialism and communism to fascism, monarchism and religious fundamentalism
-Differing levels of success in gaining independence for each group, no unified central government

Fourth Sengoku Period (1943 - 1971)

-Coalition breaks down, members begin fighting for sole control over a unified Ashihara while Daimyo fight to retain their autonomous status or to take over Ashihara and become Shogun or Shikken
-Attempts at foreign mediation are ignored as attempts to recolonise Ashihara
-Foreign intervention attempted several times, is ineffectual and merely causes temporary truces to focus on expelling the intervention forces
-Most remaining colonial possessions returned to Ashiharan control, normally under local Daimyo, or taken by military force
-National Protection Alliance (Kokka Hogo Doumei (KHD)/國家保護同盟) and allied Daimyo emerges victorious and crushes all opposition

Kaneshiro Period (1971-Present Day)

-All opposition leaders that did not flee abroad executed
-Industry placed under state control
-Governmental system based on old Imperial system but modernised implemented
-Ashiharan-Liidurian War of 1971-1979 results in expulsion of final remnant of Asuran imperialism
-Ashihara invades Nanto in 1981, takes islands of Kitajima and Toiyama
-Subject to foreign sanctions over the invasion but refuses to back down
-Primacy of the Kaneshiro Dynasty enshrined, become Emperors in all but name
-Government focuses on export-led growth along with raw materials and heavy industry
-Population suffers from occasional famines due to government's policy of autarky and seizure of foreign aid
-Military factions attempt to seize Iwashima in 2002, repelled, officers involved purged

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