CHRONOLOGY

1867

Tokugawa Bakufu in collapse Meiji Restoration staged by modernising samurai Edo renamed Tokyo 1868

1716

Yoshimune Tokugawa launches Kyoho Reform of national economy beginnings of what becomes FILP 1953

1600

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

 

GLOSSARY

Tokugawa

virtue river

family name of Edo Shogunate 17th cent to 19th cent cf Edo Period

Edo Period

the Tokugawa Shogunate 1603 - 1868

a strict social order and a closed country gave peace + limited economic growth

Kyoho Reform

1716 - 1736 under Yoshimune Tokugawa

first of the three economic reform programmes of the Tokugawa Shogunate

bakufu

military tent government shogunate

shogunates 12th cent to 19th cent cf Kamakura, Muromachi, Tokugawa

bakumatsu

tent end Bakumatsu

label for Tokugawa Shogunate's slow process of implosion 1853 - 1868

Kansei Reform

1787 - 1793 under Sadanobu Matsudaira

second of the three economic reform programmes of the Tokugawa Shogunate

Nikko

mountain resort North of Tokyo

easily accessible by train from Ueno site of Ieyasu Tokugawa mausoleum

sakoku

closed country

Tokugawa Shogunate policy of isolation of Japan 1635 - 1853

Sekigahara

battlefield South East of Lake Biwa

Ieyasu Tokugawa won 1600 to found Tokugawa Shogunate cf Edo

Shogunate

military dictatorship in three periods

Kamakura 12th - 14th, Muromachi 14th - 16th, Tokugawa 17th - 19th centuries

Tenpo Reform

1841 - 1843 under Tadakuni Mizuno

third of the three economic reform programmes of the Tokugawa Shogunate

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