Essays Tagged: "Shogun"


fiercely with one another for national domination at the time. During the late 16th century, three shogun, who each ruled from different times, tried to unify Japan. The first shogun was named Nobuna ... like the closed-door policy. He was then assassinated by the Hideyoshi, who later became the second shogun. Then in 1603, Tokugawa became the first shogun to successfully unify Japan. His shogunate en ...

(2 pages) 139 0 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What led to the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate.

The Tokugawa Shogunate came into power in 1603 when Tokugawa Ieyasu, after winning the great battle of Sekigahara ... , after winning the great battle of Sekigahara, was able to claim the much sought after position of Shogun. They continued to rule Japan for the next 250 years.There was a combination of factors that ... an for the next 250 years.There was a combination of factors that led to the demise of the Tokugawa Shogunate. The advantages that the rule of the Tokugawa bought to Japan, such as extended periods of ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods.

The Edo period was 1600-1868. During this time Tokugawa Ieyasu who was a famous shogun reorganized the feudal system and put in place a military government. This happened in the ci ... C. Perry arrived with his "black ships". He wanted to trade and soon other countries followed. The shogunate were losing support. They eventually surrendered power to the emperor Meiji in 1867.The Me ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japan's history-compacted into three pages

dynasty were the supposed rulers, the power was actually held by powerful court nobles, regents, or shogun which means military leaders.This country first came in contact with the west when a Portugue ...

(5 pages) 68 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

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

The emperors under the Tokugawa (1603-1868) shogun lived under palace arrest in Kyoto while the Tokugawa themselves had their bakufu or military ... kufu or military headquarters in Edo. The Emperor, a direct descendent of the Sun god appointed the shogun's who had the Mandate of Heaven to protect and rule over the Japanese. The Tokugawa shoguns r ... erry and the subsequent Treaty of Kamagawa in 1854, and the Treaty of Shimoda in 1858, the Tokugawa shoguns had to rethink about the way they were ruling Japan. Both of these treaties were hugely unpo ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Info on the true samurai

lacked motivation and discipline and were unable to prevail. He then introduced the title of Seiitaishogun or shogun and began to rely on the powerful regional clans to conquer the Emishi. Skilled in ... nese-style armor and weapons and laid the foundation of bushido, their famous ethical code.Kamakura Shogunate and the Rise of SamuraiOriginally these warriors were merely mercenaries in the employ of ...

(15 pages) 154 4 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Japanese History (ancient)

e title of "Barbarian-Quelling Generalissimo," his own creation -- in Japanese, title shortened to "shogun." Shogun became a title military dictators in Japan used until the mid-19th century.The era, ... the Nara and Heian, was named for the court: Kamakura was a sea-town near present-day Tokyo -- the shogun wanted to be away from the corrupting influence of a court city. The shogunal dynasty called ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Macroeconomic review of Japan.

served by the samurai warrior class, began to hold the real power. In 1192 Minamoto Yoritomo became shogun, or military governor, and the shoguns were in effect Japan's rulers until 1867.As the Europe ... n's rulers until 1867.As the European powers began to seek trade and colonies in Asia, the Tokugawa shoguns (1603-1867) tried to preserve Japan's culture by banning Christianity, expelling foreigners, ...

(37 pages) 225 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hudson Vs Shogun

SUMMARYFollowing is the summary of the opinions of the Lords of Appeal for judgement in the case Shogun Finance Limited (Respondents) vs. Hudson (FC) Appellant, Delivered on Wednesday 19th November ... ce. The Rogue negotiates a price and enters into a hire purchase agreement with the finance company shogun signing as Mr Patel. The showroom contacts the finance company and passes on the available in ...

(8 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Fuedal Japan

by swearing to kill the man held responsible. This act of revenge is strictly prohibited under the Shoguns rule, but Oishi is willing to face the consequences in order to glorify his master's death. ... that they both have their main characters going against their master's death and going against the Shogun, or simply helping the needy farmers in their desperate time of need even though it is consid ...

(8 pages) 640 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


hine until I add the Crower cams, and raise the power peak rpms.Tuning the Fuel and Timing with the Shogun Played with the Shogun for quite awhile, adding and subtracting fuel until the power went dow ... ence. On the street the increase pull was felt from 1500 rpm. Very interesting. And satisfying. The Shogun also makes it easy to raise the fuelcut, in 100rpm increments. I set it to 7000, though as yo ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


l upon the oncoming changes of government being implicated. There was constant struggle between the Shogunal and imperial court concerning Japan's noninvolvement into international relations. The Shog ... ving fast enough in removing the Western ideology out of Japan. The imperial court then assumed the Shogun to be both disloyal and slow to respond to domestic Western influence. By this time a number ...

(5 pages) 715 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why Was Japan Able To Mondernise So Successfully?

fashion. This was where Japan operated with a feudal hierarchy, consisting of the Emperor, then the Shogun, who exercised all the governing power. Beneath the Shogun were the daimyo, or feudal nobles ... hants, the peasants and the artisans, naturally the masses of the people resided in this class. The Shogun produced many good rulers and the country operated peacefully. But even this peace caused civ ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Decline Of Feudalism

rrival of Commodore Perry in 1853? Japan was a feudal society in the time that the Tokugawa Shogunate was ruling. Like the Qing period in China, the Tokugawa period was a long, stable rule bec ... , unwilling to do their jobs. The daimyo were the highest of class amongst the Japanese besides the Shogun and emperor. So, it¡¦s only fair that they¡¦re respected and given ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Shogun in Japanese History From 1192 A.D. until 1867,

The Shogun in Japanese History From 1192 A.D. until 1867, almost continuously, Japan was under the rule ... , almost continuously, Japan was under the rule of a Shogun. The term is a derivative of "Sei-i-tai-shogun," which translates as "Great Barbarian Subduing General," and was first used in the Nara peri ... as first used in the Nara period. Although the regular structure of the empire remained intact, the Shogun became the de facto ruler of Japan. The Shoguns were not all great military leaders. Often to ...

(6 pages) 3572 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Samurai of Early Japan

policemen or local authorities. The Samurai serve one of two people, those people being either the Shogun or the Daimyo. The Shogun is the supreme military ruler and is responsible for all the Samura ... The Shogun is the supreme military ruler and is responsible for all the Samurai of their country. ?Shogun? literally means ?Barbarian-subduing General.? The Daimyo were feudal landowners, and used th ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/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?

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 forced out of power by the samurai and nobl ...

(3 pages) 1022 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Health and martial arts

大名 ("great name") or ruling lord to collect taxes for their lands and to serve their Shogun 将軍 ("commander of a force") or top military leader and their Emperor, ruling mo ... ir own swords.This was the normal life for a Japanese samurai until in the 17th century; the ruling shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu 徳川 家康 changed everything. The samurai were great ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health