Japanese society in the Meiji era by Shibusawa, Keizo

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Published by Obunsha in Tokyo .

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  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1868-1918.

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Statementtranslated and adapted by Aora [i. e. Sara] H. Culbertson [and] Kimura Michiko.
LC ClassificationsDS882 .K25 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 527 p.
Number of Pages527
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Open LibraryOL5786902M
LC Control Number59052561

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The Meiji era (明治, Meiji, Japanese pronunciation: [meꜜː(d)ʑi]) is an era of Japanese history which extended from October 23, to July 30, This era represents the first half of the Empire of Japan, during which period the Japanese people moved from being an isolated feudal society at risk of colonisation by European powers to the new paradigm of a modern, industrialised.

The new Meiji government moved quickly to discard the feudal system and launch a series of reforms that profoundly changed Japanese society.

These reform programs—administrative, economic, social, legal, educational, and military—were carried out under the slogan "fukoku Kyohei" (enrich the country and strengthen the military).

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Japanese Family and Society: Words from Tongo Takebe, A Meiji Era SociologisAuthor: Phil Barker. The rapid transformation of Japanese society following the Meiji Restoration affected all sectors of society.

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It marked the end of the Japanese system of feudalism and completely restructured the social, economic, and military reality of life in Japan. The Meiji Era began when a faction of daimyo lords from Satsuma and Choshu in the far south of Japan united to overthrow the Tokugawa shogun and return political.

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ii The Meiji period brought about drastic political, economic, and. Full text of "Japanese Culture In The Meiji Era Vol.6 (society)" See other formats. The Meiji period (明治時代 Meiji-jidai), also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese Era which extended from September through July This period represents the first half of the Empire of Japan during which Japanese society moved from being an isolated feudal society to its modern form.

The Meiji Restoration (明治維新 Meiji Ishin) is the collective name for the events that restored imperial rule to Japan in The Restoration led to enormous changes in Japan's political and social structure, and spanned both the late Edo period (often called Late Tokugawa shogunate) and the beginning of the Meiji Era, as the country was opened to the rest of the world.

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Feb 01,  · With the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the late s, there emerged (or re-emerged) a new center for power in Japan—the Emperor Meiji. With a long drawn restoration of the imperial stronghold, a complete restructuring of the economy, polity and society followed.

The Meiji Era (明治時代 ) denotes the reign of the Meiji Emperor. During this time, Japan started its modernization and rose to world power status. A key foreign observer of the remarkable and rapid changes in Japanese society in this period was Ernest.

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* The information contained herein is current as of July The Reign of the Meiji Emperor. When the Meiji emperor was restored as head of Japan inthe nation was a militarily weak country, was primarily agricultural, and had little technological development.

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