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Tokugawa Japan

The Social & Economic Antecedents of Modern Japan

by Nakane, Chie

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Economic history,
  • Japan,
  • Social history,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsConrad Totman (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8305354M
    ISBN 100860084477
    ISBN 109780860084471
    OCLC/WorldCa23047830

    Japanese art - Japanese art - Tokugawa, or Edo, period: At the death of the Momoyama leader Toyotomi Hideyoshi in , his five-year-old son, Hideyori, inherited nominal rule, but true power was held by Hideyoshi’s counselors, among whom Tokugawa Ieyasu was the most prominent. Ieyasu assumed the title of shogun in , and the de facto seat of government was moved . The Tokugawa clan (徳川氏、德川氏, Tokugawa-shi or Tokugawa-uji) was a powerful daimyō family of nominally descended from Emperor Seiwa (–) and were a branch of the Minamoto clan (Seiwa Genji) by the Nitta early history of this clan remains a mystery. Members of the clan ruled Japan as shōguns from to Current head: Tsunenari Tokugawa.

    Caroline, Angela, and Dalia Japanese Literature Intro The World's First novel The Tokugawa Shogunate "The Tale of Genji"- written about a Japanese Prince and gave readers insight about Japanese aristocracy -When Hideyoshi passed away, one of his deputies, Tokugawa Iyeysu, took control of the nation.   A modern history of Japan: from Tokugawa times to the present by Gordon, Andrew, Publication date Gordon is one of the foremost American authorities on Japanese society. In this striking book, he brings all his knowledge and deep personal experience to bear, providing the most comprehensive portrait to date of Japan and its place Pages:

    Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, and one of the three unifiers of Japan. Like the ancient sage kings of China—Yao and Shun, he is known as the Sage Lord of Japan, ruling with benevolence and virtue. He established a peace that lasted for years during the Edo period. took more than 50 years Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa.


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Tokugawa Japan book our list of Japanese History - Tokugawa Shogunate, Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present, Third Edition, paints a richly nuanced and strikingly original portrait of the last two centuries of Japanese history/5(17).

Books shelved as tokugawa-history: Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology by Julia Adeney Thomas, Anti-Foreignism and. The Japan of was a very different society: practically every samurai was literate and it was a world in which books abounded.

The transformation which had occurred in these two and a half centuries was an essential precondition for the success of the policy which the leaders of the Meiji Restoration were to by: Unification by Toyotomi Hideyoshi -- Japan's Christian century -- VIII.

Tokugawa: Era of Peace -- Control of vassals -- Methods of rural control -- Control of theurban areas -- Control of Buddhist temples -- Closing of the country -- Growth of commerce -- Managing the economy -- Commerce as a calling -- IX. Intellectual Currents in Tokugawa Japan -- Variety of Tokugawa 4/5(1).

The Last Shogun: The Life of Tokugawa Yoshinobu was a well written, almost purely historical telling of the crumbling of traditional authority and the creation of a new state, told from the perspective of the individual who surrendered power to the throne, betraying his own advisers, retainers, and vassals, so that the new Japan could emerge /5(5).

About the Book. Tokugawa Japan ranks with ancient Athens as a society that not only tolerated, but celebrated, male homosexual behavior. Few scholars have seriously studied the subject, and until now none have satisfactorily explained the origins of the tradition or elucidated how its conventions reflected class structure and gender roles.

The sankin kōtai (lit., "alternate attendance") system was a device of the Tokugawa shogunate, the government of Japan from todesigned to insure political control by the regime over the daimyo, or territorial lords, who exercised virtually autonomous authority over the more than feudal states into which four-fifths of the country was divided.

Japanese literature: Literature during the Tokugawa period (–) The restoration of peace and the unification of Japan were achieved in the early 17th century, and for approximately years the Japanese enjoyed almost uninterrupted peace.

Tokugawa Japan ranks with ancient Athens as a society that not only tolerated, but celebrated, male homosexual behavior. Few scholars have seriously studied the subject, and until now none have satisfactorily explained the origins of the tradition or elucidated how its conventions reflected class structure and gender roles/5.

Tokugawa (tō´kōōgä´wä), family that held the shogunate (see shogun) and controlled Japan from to Founded by Ieyasu, the Tokugawa regime was a centralized feudalism. The Tokugawa themselves held approximately one fourth of the country in strategically located parcels, which they governed directly through a feudal bureaucracy.

Tokugawa did not support Christianity - while the Ming dynasty had many religions flourish during this time. Ming dynasty supported foreign trade.

Japan is run by imperialism + China is run by scholar mandarins; China had challenges of peasant rebellions and Japan had to maintain peace between their people. The Tokugawa Shogunate defined modern Japanese history by centralizing the power of the nation's government and uniting its people.

Before the Tokugawa took power inJapan suffered through the lawlessness and chaos of the Sengoku  ("Warring States") period, which lasted from to Author: Kallie Szczepanski.

Read "The Japanese Economy in the Tokugawa Era, " by available from Rakuten Kobo. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis.

Description. A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present, Third Edition, paints a richly nuanced and strikingly original portrait of the last two centuries of Japanese takes students from the days of the shogunate--the feudal overlordship of the Tokugawa family--through the modernizing revolution launched by midlevel samurai in the late nineteenth.

For Japan, the Tokugawa era brought years of peace and order, a long-term stability that fostered great changes in Japanese society, readying it for entering the modern era. Japan's rapid modernization in the late nineteenth century — the so-called Meiji era — is well known.

Explore our list of Japanese History - Tokugawa Shogunate, NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. In “Studies in Intellectual History of Tokugawa Japan,” leading postwar political scientist Masao Maruyama chronicles the ideas and debates of scholars throughout the Edo Period ().

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. Education in Tokugawa Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan Book 33) - Kindle edition by Dore, Ronald.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Education in Tokugawa Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan Book 33).4/4(1).

Synopsis In this analysis of lower-class life in Tokugawa Japan (), Gary Leupp vividly portrays the emergence of an urban proletariat during a time of extraordinary economic change. With the rapid increase in commercial activity, products previously restricted to use by the elite became commodities for mass consumption.Kaempfer's work remains one of the most valuable sources for historians of the Tokugawa period.

The narrative describes what no Japanese was permitted to record (the details of the shogun's castle.The Tokugawa Shogunate (徳川幕府, Tokugawa bakufu), also known as the Edo Bakufu (江戸幕府), was the feudal military government of Japan during the Edo period from to The Tokugawa Shogunate was established by Tokugawa Ieyasu after victory at the Battle of Sekigahara, ending the civil wars of the Sengoku period following the collapse of the Ashikaga Capital: Edo, Musashi Province, (Shōgun's .