The Cambridge History of Japan, Volume 4
John Whitney Hall
Cambridge University Press, Jun 28, 1991 - History - 976 pages
This is the fourth of six volumes designed to explore the history of Japan from prehistoric to modern times. Volume 4 roughly covers the years from 1550 to 1800, a short but surprisingly eventful period in Japanese history commonly referred to as Japan's Early Modern Age. At the start, much of the country was being pulled apart by local military lords engaged in a struggle for land and local hegemony. These daimyo succeeded in dividing Japan into nearly autonomous regional domains. Before the end of the seventeenth century, however, the daimyo in turn were subjected to a powerful unification movement led by three colorful figures, Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu. It was under Tokugawa Ieyasu, the last of the unifiers, that Japan was brought together under a single powerful command vested in the office of shogun. The Tokugawa hegemony lasted until 1868 when it was brought down by the Meiji Restoration. This volume attempts to flesh out the historical tale with insights into the way that people lived and worked. It examines the relationship between peasant and local lord, and between the lord, as a unit of local government, and the emerging shogunate. It offers new insights into the evolution of indigenous thought and religion and it also deals with Japan's foreign relations, particularly the impact of the Christian missionary movement. Each of these themes is examined by thirteen distinguished Japanese and American scholars.
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The role of local studies
Formation of the early modern village
Patterns of political development
a new field of study
A final word
The military and economic base
The social and economic consequences of unification
Politics in the eighteenth century
The Shotoku era
The village and agriculture during the Edo period
The social composition of the early modern village
Landtax revenue and government finances
Irrigation and land reclamation
Technology and commercial agriculture
Commerce and the early modern cities
The early modern social system
The bakuhan system
Formation of the Edo bakufu
the authority structure
The han and central control 16001651
The han and central control after 1651
Panorama Edo and
Japans relations with China
War and peace
Christianity and the daimyo
Deus or Dainichi?
Otomo Sorin Yoshishige
The Jesuit colony of Nagasaki
The vicissitudes of Bungo
The end of Ryuzoji Takanobu
The collapse of the Otomo realm
Hideyoshis antiChristian edicts
The Christian daimyo and the early Tokugawa
Thought and religion 15501700
Cooperative aspects of village society
Cities and commerce in the seventeenth century
Cities and commerce in the early eighteenth century
Cities and commerce in the late eighteenth century
History and nature in eighteenthcentury Tokugawa
History and nature in the late eighteenth century
material culture standard of living
The house and lifestyles
Food nutrition and other dietary factors
Books and publishing
Kyoto the source
The society of prostitutes
The theater world
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