CHRONOLOGY

1600 Ieyasu Tokugawa wins at Sekigahara, appointed Shogun by Emperor 1603 and Edo Period 1603 - 1868

 

GLOSSARY

Edo Period the Tokugawa Shogunate 1603 - 1868 a strict social order and a closed country gave peace + limited economic growth
burakumin hamlet people unclean trades workers Edo Period outcasts still subject to social and employment discrimination
cartelisation anti free market tendency much developed in Japan via Edo Period Cameralism cf arrested Listianism
detchiboko apprenticeship Edo Period on the job training sometimes rewarded by norenwake
Edo a shogunate capital of Japan renamed Tokyo third shogunate location period and name for 17th cent to 19th cent Edo Period
Hakone town 100km West of Tokyo location of Edo Period internal travel passport control barrier cf sekisho
Honda Toshiaki Honda 1744 - 1821 Edo Period economist advisor to Shogun with an advance outlining of Meiji policy
kabuki sing dance skill townspeople's light opera of Edo Period now high culture vs Kabukicho
Kansai West of barrier West Japan an Edo Period internal control barrier was at Hakone vs Kanto, East Japan
Kanto East of barrier East Japan an Edo Period internal control barrier was at Hakone vs Kansai, West Japan
Mitsui founder Takatoshi Mitsui 1622 - 1694 revolutionised Edo Period retailing and entered into banking and finance
no Noh classical opera of Edo Period now elite high culture vs kabuki
norenwake sharing trade name Edo Period paying off apprentices with trade name a distant form of MBOs
ryoko travel mass travel existed in Edo Period hence special psychology of tabibito
Tokugawa virtue river family name of Edo Shogunate 17th cent to 19th cent cf Edo Period

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