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    Japanese Edo Period Essay

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    Japanese Edo Period Art The Edo period had a lot of importance & impact on Japan as it helped flourish its culture by cutting off the west and isolating itself, with the help of many Schools of Japan learning new techniques in art which would become the norm for today. A lot of the impact was on the social classes, as artists started to become noticed, and recognised for the art they created. The points to discuss will be on ‘who’ to talk about. First, I’ll look at Hoitsu & Buncho from Edo as well as other influential artists. Next, the ‘what’. Such as the subjects that the artists focused on, such as: Nature, Pleasure, the Mountains and Sea, and Urban Life. The ‘why’, I’ll be looking at why they chose the subjects they decided to focus on as well as the method of their creation. When talking about ‘where’ the major cities of art during this time being: Kyoto, Edo, and Nagasaki. And ‘how’ the art was made, being the popular method used such as: woodblock prints.…

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    Samurai Downfall

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    system. Although samurais were once known as “Great”, the samurai’s downfall was inevitable because they want to keep the same traditions not trying modernize. During the eighth century, the Heian Period, around the year 800 to 1200, Samurai originally was referred to household servants. The Heian Era was a time where Japan’s government was ruled by an Emperor who ruled by military force. The Emperor had heavy taxation and those who refused to pay the fine, which were rich landowners,…

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    Tenmyouya Hisashi Essay

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    Edo Era was a strong military run government, highest members of society were the samurai, the knights of Japan, and also leader of the country was named the Shogun. Being a strong lover of the Bushido Code, Hisashi really enjoyed many subjects the Edo Era had to show including the art styles of the street vendors, being this is a time before the western craze hit Japan it was all creative while also being innovating. This is the style that he craved and desired so he created BASARA. The street…

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    to be strengthened,from this the power of the Daimyo was restricted,this was one of the methods the Shogun used to keep the power of the Daimyo constant.Another method included the “sankin kotai” where the Daimyo were required to stay in Edo(now Tokyo) for a couple of months every year.It was very successful in maintaining a central government and lasting peace which meant other areas of Japan could develop freely.We have evidence of this as the population of Edo fluctuated during the Tokugawa…

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    Dejima yujo de-Kawari no zu (Deshima Prostitute with Fan) is a woodblock print by an anonymous artist in Nagasaki, Japan c. 1800. The print was purchased from C.R. Boxer in 1951, collected by J.C. Pabst and is currently held in the British Museum collection in London. Deshima Prostitute with Fan is a good example of Nagasaki-e prints, which are recognizable through their depictions of Dutch people, ships and exotic animals. A derivative of the popular Ukiyo-e print genre, Nagasaki-e prints were…

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    understand the meaning of the word patience.” Tokugawas main goal was to unite Japan, no matter how long it took. To him patience was not just waiting, it was enduring the hardships and all about self control. Tokugawa came to power by claiming descent from Minamoto Yamritomo. He ruled over japan from 1590–1616, and after his death his heirs occupied the shogunate and japan enjoyed peace for more than 250 years. This period of time in Japanese history is known as the Tokugawa period, which…

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    The Edo period or Tokugawa Period lasted for over 250 years. It’s known as the last traditional Japanese government and the beginning of the Early Modern Japan. In the Edo period there were a significant economic developments and in my opinion the Tokugawa shogun period provide the foundation for modern economic growth in and after the Meiji period despite that the Japan economy couldn’t growth as rapid as the European one. However, there are a historical debates about the modern economic growth…

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    The Bakufu System

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    1185. At 1185, the family of “Taira” fought with the family of “Minamoto”, this two family are the Samurai family at that period, this battle during late Heian-period, and this battle is meaningful for the late of history of Japan, because when this battle finished, the Family of “Taira” is destroyed by the family of “Minamoto” and the family of “Minamoto” established the first Bakufu system, called the “Kamakura bakufu”, this…

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    Sakoku In Japan

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    Imagining a country that is totally closed off from all exterior surroundings is very difficult do, as there are very few countries that even have the resources for such an endeavor. This is the perceived vision of what Japan was like during the Tokugawa period, where the Shoguns employed an idea of Sakoku in Japan. But what does Sakoku mean? There is a literal translation of closing down the country, but the foreign relations policy did not follow this word for word translation . Along with…

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    The book Five Women Who Loved Love was written by novelist and poet Saikaku Ihara. It is a combination of five novels and was first published in 1686. These different novels have been around for 330 years now and has since been a very popular book as age increased. Ihara was able to really understand the modern world. He was a writer during the Genroku period, which was the Edo era and known as the golden age. Saikaku born in 1642 and is a son of a wealthy merchant in Osaka. He had a…

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