Lecture Notes 4-23-09

Lecture Notes - L ecture Notes Tokugawa Iemitsu(Shoring up authority Grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu advocates his son Hitetada for power and they rule

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Lecture Notes 4/23/09 Tokugawa Iemitsu (Shoring up authority) - Grandson of Tokugawa - Ieyasu advocates his son, Hitetada for power and they rule together. Similarly, hidetada rules together with son. - Administrative reforms o Alternate attendance have to take care of own domain, but then also has go to Edo for most of the year o Establishes closer relations with Tozama (a daimyo considered an outsider) to the distress of Fudai (made up most of the office of Tokugawa) Makes household a political institution, o Codes for warrior conduct o Imposes National Seclusion (Saikoku)-> Dutch are limited to Nagasaki o Sets up a huge military parade in Kyoto (307,000 men) o Kills his brother (clean up any challenges to his authority) - Still believes in Heaven’s Mandate (tenmei) o “One should understand tenka as the shogun’s body, the way of the warrior as his mind, and his vassals as his five series” - Was against flamboyance - Hypocrite he like the play cards - 1636 Nikko was completed. It was a shrine establishing Ieyasu as a avatar, a
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course HISTORY 9c taught by Professor Marotti during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.

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Lecture Notes - L ecture Notes Tokugawa Iemitsu(Shoring up authority Grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu advocates his son Hitetada for power and they rule

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