Unformatted text preview: Rise of Shoen System-3 stages in landownership-1. Private Ownership-2. Then after Taika Reform there was a system of public ownership-Dominate form of ownership-3. Shoen (Private-Estates)-Was a replacement for aristocratic income-Two important privileges it had-Immunity from taxation-Immunity of public officials into their estates-Half of the land in Japan was private land Japanese Estates-They were not just in one area, they were fields spread out-They were bound by a common ownership known a Proprietors-Most proprietors hired Mangers to run the estates and they supervised and were a form of local government Rise of Samurai(Warrior) Class-As political and military centralization declined the estates had to protect themselves-Gradually this made the need to protect the Shoen which lead to a new class called the Samurai-They were organized military units called Bushidan-They then developed into a lord-vassal relationship...
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- Fall '07
- History, japan, Cloistered Government, regions -An example, Private Ownership -2, land Japanese Estates