CHRONOLOGY

720

Chronicle of Japan 'nihongi' collated detailing imperial reigns from 660 BC as determined by Taoist numerology

 

GLOSSARY

Imperial Household Agency

kunaicho

intrusive but competent agency employing the minders of the Imperial Family

Imperial System

tennosei

the current Emperor's approach makes it an unimpugned source of legitimacy

goyotatsu

by Imperial appointment

as goyotatsu shinbun an Establishment and stakeholder friendly newspaper

kodoha

Imperial Way Faction

Manchuria/China invasion group with imperial/mystical tendencies vs toseiha

kunaicho

Imperial Household Agency

slightly intrusive but highly effective minders of Imperial Family members

tennosei

Imperial System

along with BoJ the two largely unimpugned sources of legitimacy in Japan

Asuka Period

characteristic art and architecture 592 - 710

a Yamato imperial court formed in the Asuka Region a strong Chinese influence

Diet

Parliament

Imperial Diet of the Prussian Meiji Constitution 1889 with Ito defeating Okuma

kyodai

Kyoto University kyoto daigaku

one of the seven pre War Japanese Imperial Universities with a liberal reputation

Kyoto University

kyoto daigaku kyodai

one of the seven pre War Japanese Imperial Universities with a liberal reputation

Muromachi Period

the Muromachi Shogunate 1338 - 1573

an attempted imperial restoration failed and a weak shogunate was established

ninsho

certification validation

as ninshoshiki Imperial accreditation or formal investiture ceremony

Tohoku University

located in Sendai Miyagi Prefecture tohokudai

one of seven Imperial universities and well respected for technology + science

Tokyo University

tokyo daigaku todai

one of the seven pre War Japanese Imperial Universities cf Establishment

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