CHRONOLOGY

1912

Taisho Era 1912 - 1926 Great Righteousness First World War import substitution + export demand create wealth

 

GLOSSARY

fuyuzei

confiscatory wealth tax of late 1940s

GHQ + bureaucrats used it to bankrupt the pre War aristocracy cf sozokuzeiho

zaikei

wealth formation

employee savings scheme important in 401(k) debate cf kakutei kyoshutsu nenkin

aristocrats

peerage created in Meiji Era for an Upper House

peerage abolished and wealth extinguished by GHQ + bureaucrats in alliance

Mercantilism

immediately post feudal economics

objective is a surplus in external trade for the Prince as wealth vs Cameralism

shiteki

private

as shiteki seikatsu private life, shiteki zaisan private wealth vs koteki

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