Osaka it was the economic hub of the country stipends

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: e of draining other daimyo of their money - daimyo has to maintatin two households etc- so cant build up their own army or gain more production- travel time and money was expensive- need to pay for roads to travel on- daimyoalso couldn’t adopt a direct heir- - centralized feudalism- a way of imposing centralization on an easily segmented structure- all of these powers connected by roads- links entire country- think of tokagawa- premodern japan- they provide basis for rapid rtransformation of japan- - when jap goes indust in 1870s already has a road system which interconnects entire country- economic integration of the country- culturally integrated as well- - as samurai- paid in rice- ship rice to the new financial center of japan- Osaka- it was the economic hub of the country- stipends don’t adjust with inflation- therefore, stipends get smaller and smaller based on inflation= many samurai have to go into commerce 7. jo...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/06/2014 for the course HIST 124 at Georgetown.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online