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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