Essays Tagged: "Emperor Meiji"

Japan And Its Entrance Into The West

re necessary to eliminate the growing malady that had formed after the Meiji period. When the Meiji emperor was restored as head of Japan in 1868, the nation was a militarily weak country, was primari ... n be tried not in Japanese but in Western courts. When the Meiji period ended with the death of the emperor in 1912 Japan had succeeded in becoming a fully industrialized society and its economy rival ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Meiji Restoration.

1869), changing the traditional political system and revolutionizing Japan in a global context with Emperor Meiji reigning. Through this modernisation, Japan became accepted in the western countries a ... nd samurais who formerly had complete power over the Japanese government (see appendix 1). With the emperor and Satsuma, Choshu families* controlling. To achieve a successful parliamentary structure, ...

(6 pages) 126 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japanese military, social, political and economic reforms in the Meiji restoration.

so a privy council was set up to protect and review the constitution, its sessions were lead by the Emperor Meiji himself...Social:In 1872 it was ordered that all children, boys and girls both, were t ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The reason Japan able to modernize its industry, military and government to the point that they could compete with the west, while the rest of Asia lagged behind

ing significant, but instead end up defeated and ruled by the west (who they despised).Japan had an emperor and they had the same values as the Chinese, they too believed in Confucianism. It became ev ... r ideas to later defeat them. On the third of January 1868 the Tokugawa family was defeated and the emperor was put in power once more. The time when Emperor Mutsuhito gets put in power (1868-1912) is ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods.

her countries followed. The shogunate were losing support. They eventually surrendered power to the emperor Meiji in 1867.The Meiji restoration began in 1868. They set out to make a modern country in ... careful financial/economic planning and stimulated by wars, Japan became a major industrial nation.Emperor Taisho took over the throne after the death of Emperor Meiji in 1912. This became the beginn ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japan's history-compacted into three pages

Who was Japan founded by? How was Hirohito important? What did Emperor Meiji do for Japan? How was Japan involved in WWI and WWII? What other wars did Japan fight ... B.C. by a direct descendent from the sun goddess and ancestor of the present ruling imperial family Emperor Jimmu. Around A.D. 405, the Japanese officially adopted the Chinese writing system. During t ... is report. The first fixed capital was Nara, set in 710 until Kyoto became the capital in 1867. The emperors of the Yamato dynasty were the supposed rulers, the power was actually held by powerful cou ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The meiji Restoration and how education helped the permanance of the new regime

ontributor in achieving the new regime's goals and ensuring its permanence is in education.When the Emperor Meiji first came to the throne, his Government made it clear in the Charter Oath of April 18 ... rengths. One of the main implementations of altering the nation's previous mindset from "Revere the Emperor, expel the Barbarians" to "Japanese spirit, westernlearning" was through the stressed free t ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Movie Essay (EVALUATION) The Last Samurai

n't fit in my suits anymore. Captain Algren arrives in Japan in 1876, to train Western-minded young Emperor Meiji's imperial army in modern warfare. His goal, is to wipe out the remaining Samurai warr ... a post-Vietnam drama set in the 19th century). Algren is one step from the gutter when the Japanese emperor hires him to train Japan's first modern army of conscripts, marshalled to crush a samurai re ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Evaluate the historical accuracy of the Samurai way of life represented in the film, 'The Last Samurai'

ecame the master of the 'Katana'. Unfortunately this way of life came to an end during the reign of Emperor Meiji and his reforms for modernisation. The Samurai have inspired countless films and texts ... pproval for Samurai to wear their swords in court was only the beginning."For two thousand years no Emperor was even seen by a commoner." Although Emperor Meiji's depiction as "mad for all things mode ...

(10 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Assess the extent to which Japan's development into a modern world power was due to its contact with western nations.

ilitarism, nationalism and imperialism ideologies were also prominent factors in this event. Before Emperor Meiji's rule, nationalism was felt very little within the country, yet after, the people pro ... tle within the country, yet after, the people proved their nationalistic attitudes by accepting the Emperor's decision in adopting western culture. From this, militarism then emerged as the military l ...

(3 pages) 40 1 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Meiji Restoration

the Japanese way of life. 1868 saw the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate and the rise to power of the Emperor Meiji. Japan was then under political control of the Emperor, or rather his “advisors,& ... nment, law and education, and reshaped the military and society itself. The leaders also imposed an Emperor ideology on the public, so that support and justification could be established throughout Ja ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Industrialization of the Enlightened Rule What political and economic elements of the Meiji Revolution/Restoration are also common to the story of industrialization in other countries?

Emperor Mutsuhito, reigning from 1867 to 1912, called his reign the Meiji or “Enlightened Rule. ... n to develop as an international industrial and military power. The Meiji Restoration, in which the emperor gained the throne, is also when the shogun, whom had ruled Japan for hundreds of years, were ... lete domination of Europe. This resulted in World War I.In the early days of the Meiji restoration, emperor Mutsuhito brought in foreign advisors and set up strong educational institutions to study th ...

(3 pages) 1046 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The impact of World War 1 on Japanese development in the early 20th century

the Meiji Restoration. In the first quarter of the 20th century Japan had no less than 3 different emperors, and subsequently experienced 3 different historical eras. July 1912 saw the death of the m ... l eras. July 1912 saw the death of the much exulted Emperor Meiji, his successor (called the Taisho Emperor) was succeeded in turn by his son Hirohito (Showa Emperor) after only 10 years. This was lar ...

(10 pages) 7716 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History