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English citations of Yamato

ruling clan, hence ethnic group[edit]

  • 1912, F. Kikuchi Brinkley, A History of the Japanese People →ISBN:
    Dr. Munro [] holds that, 'judging from the [] physiognomy seen in the aristocratic type of Japanese, the Yamato were mainly of Caucaic, perhaps Iranian, origin."
  • 2009, Shinto →ISBN, page 42:
    The Yamato were not the first rulers of Japan.