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Japanese imperial institution in the Tokugawa period.

Herschel Webb

Japanese imperial institution in the Tokugawa period.

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Published by Columbia University in New York, London .
Written in English


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Bibl p275-281.

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During this period, when the effective central government of Japan was headed by shoguns of the Tokugawa house, the emperors were not only politically impotent, they were virtually imprisoned.

Imperial weakness was not a new condition, for the strong, Chinese-style imperial office of early times had already begun to atrophy in the ninth century.

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The Edo period (江戸時代, Edo jidai) or Tokugawa period (徳川時代, Tokugawa jidai) is the period between and in the history of Japan, when Japan was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's regional period was characterized by economic growth, strict social order, isolationist foreign policies, a stable population, "no more wars", and popular.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages 22 cm. Contents: Origins --The emperors and the court --Imperial loyalism --The throne in politics --Conclusion --Appendix: chronology of the Japanese Title: Studies of the East Asian Institute. The Japanese imperial institution in the Tokugawa period.

-- Author: Webb, Herschel. Publication info: New York: Columbia University Press, The Japanese Imperial Institution in the Tokugawa Period By Herschel Webb Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview Imagining Harmony: Poetry, Empathy, and Community in Mid-Tokugawa Confucianism and Nativism By Peter Flueckiger Stanford University Press, Japan in the Tokugawa Period.

Once dismissed as a feudal dark age, the Tokugawa period (–) now shines in the popular imagination as a golden age of peace and prosperity and is celebrated as the fullest expression of native Japanese culture before the arrival of Western imperialism changed Japan's place in the world forever.

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The Tokugawa Samurai: Values & Lifestyle Transition Abstract The Tokugawa period of Japan was a time of great prosperity but also great strife among the social classes. Of Japanese imperial institution in the Tokugawa period. book most affected peoples of the Japanese feudal system was the samurai, who had so long been at the center of.

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Ieyasu achieved hegemony over the entire country by balancing the power of potentially hostile domains (tozama) with strategically placed allies (fudai) and collateral houses (shimpan). The Imperial Institution 14 The Samurai 14 Villagers and City-Dwellers 15 Tokugawa Japan 47 The Japanese Empire, – War in the Pacific Japan Today Tables This book is called A Modern History of Japan in order to shift the balance.

Emperor and nation in Japan: political thinkers of the Tokugawa period. DS E3 Studies in the institutional history of early modern Japan / edited by John W. Hall and Marius B. Jansen. There is near universal consensus among Japanese that Tokugawa period was a sort of Golden Age.

The economic growth hit near 1% which was extremely high for pre-industrial society. Popular culture like theatre, art or comedy prospered among common.

From toduring the Tokugawa period, Japan transformed from a country divided by civil war to a unified, stable, and mature state. This period saw an attempt to remove foreign, including Chinese, influence on Japanese culture. During this time, Japan remained isolated from the world, so its culture developed with very little foreign influence.

Takashi Fujitani’s book Splendid Monarchy is a seminal work which details how much of the Imperial institution in Japan is "Invented Tradition." According to Fujitani, the rituals, trappings, language, activities, and understanding of the Japanese Emperor and his role today are in large part post creations by politicians.

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During the Tokugawa period, Nativism (kokugaku) and the Mito School examined the unique aspects of Japanese culture and promoted the importance of the emperor as the symbol uniting the nation.

In addition to tying the Japanese people together with common beliefs and background, these two ideologies led some to question the shogunate's basis for. Essay 1: Contrast Japan under the Tokugawa rule to the Japan that emerged following the Meiji Era. Be sure to include economic, political, and social contrasts in your essay.

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The prolonged period of peace fosters great economic and social changes in Japanese society, culture, and the economy, setting the stage for rapid modernization in the subsequent Meiji period. This Tokugawa period is viewed as Japan's "pre-modern" period and is important to historians as they attempt to define what is "modernization" in many.

Edo Period ( - ) Tokugawa Ieyasu was the most powerful man in Japan after Hideyoshi had died in Against his promises he did not respect Hideyoshi's successor Hideyori because he wanted to become the absolute ruler of Japan. Legacies of the Tokugawa Regime • Establishment of the Tokugawa Bakufu – Tokugawa Ieyasu () • Important Policies – Position of Emperor – Banning of Foreign Trade – Bakuhan system – The Rise of Cities 2 Japan Prior to • Japan had interacted heavily with China – Chinese Characters – Political Ideology was ConfucianFile Size: KB.

surrounding the imperial institution. The head of the Tokugawa clan died in (according to Japanese myth the imperial line is a unbroken lineage.

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Introduction; Discussion forums. establishing the first preeminent private institution at the end of the Tokugawa period and kept performing an important role in Japanese education through the first decade of Meiji period, provided an agency for contemporary audience to observe a general pattern of the development of one private higher education institution through that time.

Japan’s Tokugawa (or Edo) period, which lasted from towould be the final era of traditional Japanese government, culture and society before the Meiji Restoration of toppled the. This article first reviews the political, economic, and cultural context within which Japanese during the Tokugawa era (–) mastered Kanbun 漢文 as their elite lingua franca.

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