Why is the history of Japan in the Middle Ages more like the history of England or France than the history of China in the same era?

Japan, like England and France, is a “second generation” state founded by barbarians-conquerors in the zone of cultural influence of ancient civilizations. Medieval China, like Byzantium, became a direct heir to the ancient Han empire – not only of its culture, but of the entire state tradition.

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