Military training became less practical and more ritualised and although many pursued careers in their respective shogunates
as administrators, officials and scholars, the under-employed warriors entered a period of decadence.
The first elaborates on the Dutch transformation into loyal Tokugawa retainers, the second traces the process by which the shogunate
curtailed VOC maritime violence, and the third examines how the company begrudgingly abrogated its own self-proclaimed sovereignty.
The remarkably long survival of the Kano was primarily owing to their status as official painters-in-attendance to the Tokugawa shogunate
. With the overthrow of the shogunate
the patronage base of the Kano collapsed and their studios and property, including their lands, were confiscated by the new government.
Bunchi, Cogan argues, was able to differentiate her ascetic practice from Isshi's because she was a member of the sovereign's family and utilized the resources and connections with the court, as well as with the shogunate
The "Dutch" designation was a consequence of the so-called sakoku [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (closed-country) restrictions that the early Tokugawa shogunate
placed on Japanese interactions with Westerners.
The Ginseng trade, for example, was extremely important in Japan, but to maintain it, the shogunate
was forced to mint special coins that were of a higher precious metal content than other coins circulating throughout the country.
Tracing a long history of Shogunate
Japan through its many periods to the earliest shoguns to the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate
and the many major figures who changed the face of Japanese history, it accompanies plenty of information to be studied and applied with no shortage of woodcut reproductions.
In Japan, futures trading for rice started in 1730 at Dojima, Osaka, with the Tokugawa shogunate
Kan gave his Cabinet this nickname upon his inauguration--Kiheitai refers to the first Western-style volunteer militia in Japan, which comprised members of various social classes and fought against the ruling Tokugawa shogunate
in the mid-19th century.
President Abraham Lincoln to Tokugawa Iemochi, the 14th shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate
, said Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Tetsuro Fukuyama.
The Edo era's Tokugawa Shogunate
imposed anti-Christian edicts in the early 17th century, oppressing Christians and banishing European priests.
Ekiken a prolific author lived during the Takugawa Shogunate
an extraordinary era of peace in Japanese history where feudal samurai had to adjust to a world without constant warfare.