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Write a comparative essay of 1,250-1,500 words that contrasts Qing China and Tokugawa Japan, from roughly 1600 to 1800. Pay particular attention to the differences in geography, system of government, society, religion, ideology, and initial reaction to their encounters with the West.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant peer-reviewed sources in support of your content. Use only peer-reviewed sources