Essays Tagged: "Meiji"

Japan And Its Entrance Into The West

rther that postwar reforms were 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 militar ... that crimes concerning foreigners in Japan 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 ind ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Government of Japan .

rst reform was the promulgation of the Charter Oath in 1868, a general statement of the aims of the Meiji clan leaders to boost morale and win financial support for the new government. Its five provis ... rules. This was Japan's first real form of a constitution, its first step towards a democracy. The Meiji oligarchy, as this new ruling class is known as, was a privileged clique that exercised imperi ...

(9 pages) 188 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How successful was Japan in establishing a new style of economy, government and armed forces in the period of the Meiji Emperor (1868-1912)?

He was much needed to symbolize unity to the Japanese people. The radicals supporting him named him Meiji or enlightened ruler. Thus began the Meiji restoration in 1868.The Meiji emperor brought in ma ... he USA's education system, the German army and their navy was almost a copy of the British navy.The Meiji Emperor was also well aware and desirous of change: only four years after ascending the throne ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Meiji era Influence on Modern Japan

signing of an oath in 1868, by a new emperor, hurling the nation into an "enlightened era", called Meiji. Although the full enlightenment of the era is debatable, it did however set the stage for mod ... en the motive for several suicides and remains the leading cause of death among Japanese youth. The Meiji era gave strict and specific attention to the importance of education which has evolved to be ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The law of Japan

foundation of the law of today's Japan is made, making the law of the European countries after the Meiji era into a model. A law older than the law of today's Japan, for example, the law of the Edo p ... e. Political sovereignty is the law replaced with people from the Emperor.At last, The law from the Meiji Restoration to WWⅡ was the law with which the Emperor's Imperial authority was left behi ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.2 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Separation of Religions in Meiji Japan

have learned, and then cite some counter-examples to the generalization.Separation of Religions in Meiji JapanBefore the Meiji policy that authorized the separation of Shinto and Buddhism, Japanese r ... nese culture for a long period of time, became the target of harsh persecution with the rise of the Meiji regime. Thousands of Buddhist temples were closed or destroyed, priests were forced out of the ...

(3 pages) 1089 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


stablishent of Keio-gijuku ( the first school with modern organization) 1868 (the first year of the Meiji) there was a very, in our terms, conservative Japan. People were in an upheaval upon the oncom ...

(5 pages) 732 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Meiji Restoration

anese 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,” a ... there was a struggle between the want to modernise and to keep original Japanese tradition. Emperor Meiji’s advisors intended to replace old clan loyalties with a sense of national identity and t ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japanese Business Culture

vel of time excelt sunrise, sunset and midday( Sasaki, 2005: 31-40). From this understanding of pre Meiji timekeeping in Japan, is it obvious from a western perspective that Japan had very low levels ... anges to alter their nations awareness of time.In 1868, Japan underwent a large reform known as the Meiji Restoration, which would change Japan's social and political structure forever. Preceded by th ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

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

nights was the first European literary work to be translated into the Japanese language during the Meiji era, by Nagamine Hideki in 1875, But there is an information emerges from the Edo era document ... anese society knew one thousand and one nights before the date of its first translation even before Meiji period.This paper is trying to follow this information to find answers about two questionsFirs ...

(20 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors