01.29.08 Japanese Feudalism

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Unformatted text preview: Japanese Feudalism Ge-koku-jō (being low and tearing down those on high) Heishi (Taira) Genji Japanese Feudalism Kamakura(1185~), Muromachi(1336-1573) Warring States(Sengoku, 1467?-1568?) 1. Economy and social organization 2. Kamakura Govt 3. warriors and “Bushidō” 4. Mongol invasions 5. Split of the Imperial Court 6. Feudalism under Ashikaga 7. Collapse of Feudalism? Genpei war 1180-1185 Kamakura emerged out of the Genpei War Promise autonomy rather than a massive state system Feudalism Minamoto no Yoritomo Wasn’t recognized as shōgun until later on Promised land, personal relations Professional warriors “Tent govt” Economy and social organization Direct taxation (rice) Money economy and foreign trade “wholesalers” (to imaru) Craft guilds Peasant classes: “lowly people”(genin), drifters(mōto), outcastes(eta), “non-ppl”(hinin), and servants(sanjo) Peasant associations(sō) and “benevolent govt”(tokusei) Semi-serfdom of peasants, peasants force to ___ the land Incentive for productivity by peasants Straight tax so more you make more profit, not % $ economy convenient Wholesalers established residency in port towns for foreign trade, warehouse (za) – way govt organized production of important things (alcohol, armor)...
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2008 for the course HIEA 322 taught by Professor Moore during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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