Essays Tagged: "Edo period"

Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods.

The Edo period was 1600-1868. During this time Tokugawa Ieyasu who was a famous shogun reorganized the f ... reorganized the feudal system and put in place a military government. This happened in the city of Edo, which is known today as Tokyo.Tokugawa Ieyasu considered the European power as a threat so he d ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Authority and Hierarchy on Benin, Northwest Coast and Tokugawa Japan Societies

cultural phenomenon already affects the production of art, specially the woodblock printings of the Edo Period. Figure 2 shows wonderfully the high artistic level reached by warriors' culture during t ... nteresting to discover how the roles of these types of women are related to prostitution in ancient Edo. Courtesans might be companied with actual prostitutes, but geishas are something different. The ...

(14 pages) 40 0 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The influences and impacts of glolbalisation on Japan

The era of globalisation first dawned upon Japan early in the Edo Period (1603 - 1867). Tokugawa Leyasu became ruler of Japan in 1600 and brought Japan under tigh ...

(10 pages) 211 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The law of Japan

the Meiji era into a model. A law older than the law of today's Japan, for example, the law of the Edo period, the Kamakura period, or a legal codes of the Nara and Heian eras time, is not used today ... ompleted with these two laws. The Age of Civil Wars finished, Ieyasu Tokugawa controlled Japan, the Edo government was made, and the Laws for the Military Houses were taken out. The law has been a ful ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.2 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


) or "shirakabe" (white wall). It was first called tofu in the Muromachi period (1392-1573). In the Edo period (1603-1867), tofu became popular among the public.Tofu is still used today by a growing n ...

(2 pages) 755 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Police System In Japan

controlled by the National Police Agency in Tokyo.Concerning the historical development, during the Edo period - we are talking about the years 1600 - 1868 here, the Tokugawa Shogunate ( the form of t ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Comparing britain to japan

ka Prefectures. At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Tokugawa Ieyasu set up a government in Edo (now Tokyo) and the Edo period began. The Tokugawa regime adopted an isolationist policy that la ... each system. Britain on one hand has no judicial review. This cuts into the heart of the idea of freedom and making sure one part of the government doesn't go against the public. A two party system is ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


During the Edo period (1615-1867) a highly original and spirited new art form evolved and flourished in Japan. ... was largely derived from Chinese and Japanese legends, religion, and mythology: fantastic animals predominated, but animals of the zodiac were also popular. Heroes were part of the figure repertory al ... f color ultimately resulted in my lack of interest; I personally prefer vivid pieces."Art of the Edo Period (1615–1868)." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. 2009. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, W ...

(2 pages) 1096 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Social map of Japanese translation of One thousand and one nights During Edo period

uage during the Meiji era, by Nagamine Hideki in 1875, But there is an information emerges from the Edo era documents indicate that the Japanese society knew one thousand and one nights before the dat ... find answers about two questionsFirst, Did Japan knows about one thousand and one nights during the Edo period and whether there was a chance to be translated?Second, if there was an opportunity to tr ...

(20 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors