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Lecture 1 (Tues. 1/29/08) History 107 Non-Western Civilization: Modern Japan, 1860–Present Tokugawa Era Japan Lecture Outline 1. The Tokugawa Polity - Tokugawa Ieyasu becomes shogun - Consolidating Tokugawa rule - Foreign Relations and the myth of a “closed country” 2. Society and Economy - The social status system - Life in the countryside - Life in city: the commercial revolution 3. The Cultural Revolution - The rise of literacy and the publishing industry - Art for the masses: The proliferation of woodblock prints - Popular theater: Puppet theater and Kabuki Key Terms Tokugawa Era (1600–1868) Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536–1598) Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542–1616) Battle of Sekigahara (1600) Sh ± gun (generalissimo) Tokugawa Shogunate: warrior government established by Ieyasu.
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Unformatted text preview: Daimyo (feudal lord): rulers of a domain (province). sankin k ± tai (alternate attendance) Dejima Island, Nagasaki “Dutch Studies” ( rangaku ) - 2 -2 “Closed Country” ( Sakoku ) Yi Dynasty Korea (1392–1910): also known as the Chosun Dynasty Ryukyu Kingdom (1429–1879) shi =warriors (samurai) n ± =peasants k ± =artisans sh ± =merchants Townspeople ( ch ± nin ) Five Family Group ( gonin gumi ) Asahi Bunzaemon (1674–1718) Matsuo Taseko (1811–1894) Terakoya (“Temple schools”) Woodblock prints Puppet theater ( buraku ) Kabuki Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653–1725) “The Love Suicides at Sonezaki” ( Sonezaki Shinj ² ) (1703)...
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