Edo period
The Edo period (江戸時代, Edo jidai), or Tokugawa period (徳川時代, Tokugawa jidai), is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of th...
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Tokugawa shogunate
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府) and the Edo bakufu (江戸幕府), was the last feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1603 and 1868. The heads of g...
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Tokugawa Ieyasu
Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川 家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who virtually ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara...
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Kyoto Shoshidai
The Kyoto Shoshidai (京都所司代, Kyōto Shoshidai) was an important administrative and political office in the early modern government of Japan. However, the significance and effectiveness of the o...
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Sakoku
Sakoku (鎖国, "locked country") was the foreign relations policy of Japan under which no foreigner could enter nor could any Japanese leave the country on penalty of death. The policy was enacted b...
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Black Ships
The Black Ships (in Japanese, 黒船, kurofune, Edo Period term) was the name given to Western vessels arriving in Japan in the 16th and 19th centuries.In 1543 Portuguese initiated the first contacts, est...
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Convention of Kanagawa
On March 31, 1854, the Convention of Kanagawa (Japanese: 日米和親条約, Hepburn: Nichibei Washin Jōyaku, "Japan–US Treaty of Peace and Amity") or Kanagawa Treaty (神奈川条約, Kanagawa Jōya...
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Bakumatsu
Bakumatsu (幕末, bakumatsu, "Late Tokugawa Shogunate", literally "end of the military camp [government]") refers to the final years of the Edo period when the Tokugawa shogunate ended. Between 1...
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Meiji Restoration
The Meiji Restoration (明治維新, Meiji Ishin), also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was a chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 18...
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Kabuki
Kabuki (歌舞伎) is a classical Japanese dance-drama. Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate make-up worn by some of its performers.The individual kanji, from l...
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Ukiyo-e
Ukiyo-e, or ukiyo-ye (浮世絵, [u.ki.jo.e], "pictures of the floating world"), is a genre of woodblock prints and paintings that flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. It was aimed at ...
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Rangaku
Rangaku (Kyūjitai: 蘭學/Shinjitai: 蘭学, literally "Dutch Learning", and by extension "Western Learning") is a body of knowledge developed by Japan through its contacts with the Dutch enclave of Dejima, w...
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Edo
Edo (江戸, literally "bay-entrance" or "estuary"), also romanized as Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo. It was the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate, which ruled Japan from 1603 to 1...
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Empire of Japan–Russian Empire relations
The Relations between the Empire of Japan and the Russian Empire were minimal until 1855, mostly friendly from 1855 to the early 1890s, then turned hostile over the status of Korea. Diplomatic and com...
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Japanese missions to Imperial China
The Japanese Missions to Imperial China were diplomatic embassies which were intermittently sent to the Chinese court. Any distinction amongst diplomatic envoys sent from the Imperial Japanese court o...
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Kyōsuke Eto
Kyōsuke Eto (江渡 恭助, Eto Kyōsuke, April 7, 1881 – July 19, 1917) was a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy in the Russo-Japanese War and in World War I. He was killed in the HMS...
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Edo Neo-Confucianism
Edo Neo-Confucianism, known in Japanese as Shushi-Gaku (朱子学, shushigaku), refers to the schools of Neo-Confucian philosophy that developed in Japan during the Edo period. Neo-Confucianism reac...
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Sankin-kōtai
Sankin-kōtai (参勤交代, "alternate attendance", a daimyo's alternate-year residence in Edo) was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history. The purpose w...
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Masanobu Tsuji
Masanobu Tsuji (辻 政信, Tsuji Masanobu, 11 October 1901 – ca.1961) was a tactician of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War and later a politician. He was responsible fo...
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