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The Meiji Restoration

Alistair Swale

The Meiji Restoration

monarchism, mass communication and conservative revolution

by Alistair Swale

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, UK, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlistair D. Swale
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS881.4 .S93 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24574887M
ISBN 100230593860
ISBN 109780230593862
LC Control Number2009043518
OCLC/WorldCa429598363

The Meiji Restoration was a political and social revolution in Japan from to that ended the power of the Tokugawa shogun and returned the Emperor to a central position in Japanese politics and culture. It is named for Mutsuhito, the Meiji Emperor, who served as the figurehead for the : Kallie Szczepanski. The Meiji restoration also marked the beginning of a new level of engagement with other nations. For centuries, Japan had operated under a strict isolationist policy, which came to an end just prior to the Meiji period. The impact of global interaction would become a crucial storyline throughout the new era.

Meiji Restoration. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The Meiji Restoration of marked the beginning of Japan ’ s revolutionary turn away from medieval and early-modern patterns of development, which had been characterized by samurai domination of virtually every aspect of society. Narrowly conceived, the Restoration amounted to little more than the coup d ’ é tat of , which forced the resignation of.   The Meiji Restoration and the Rise of Modern Japan. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Silver Burdett, Print. This book gives a general synopsis on the pre-occurring and occurring events during the Meiji Restoration. It also defines important positions during the Meiji Restoration.

  The new Meiji government moved quickly to discard the feudal system and launch a series of reforms that profoundly changed Japanese society. These reform programs, administrative, economic, social, legal, educational, and military were carried out under the slogan “fukoku Kyohei” (enrich the country and strengthen the military). For Japan, the Meiji Restoration of has something of the significance that the French Revolution has for France: it is the point from which modern history begins. In this now classic work of Japanese history, the late W. G. Beasley offers a comprehensive account of the origins, development, and immediate aftermath of the events that /5(6).


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The Meiji Restoration was a coup d’état that resulted in the dissolution of Japan’s feudal system of government and the restoration of the imperial system. Members of the ruling samurai class had become concerned about the shogunate’s ability to protect the country as more Western countries attempted to “open” Japan after more than two hundred years of virtual isolation.

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The Meiji Restoration: Roots of Modern Japan Shunsuke Sumikawa Ma ASIA Professor Wylie. Introduction The start of the Meiji Era and the beginning of Japan’s road to modernization, started when the 16 year old emperor Mutsuhito selected the era name Meiji for his Size: 38KB.

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Meiji Restoration begins In an event that heralds the birth of modern Japan, patriotic samurai from Japan’s outlying domains join with anti-shogunate nobles in restoring the emperor to power. The Meiji Restoration of is one of the most astonishing political events of the modern era, yet it doesn't fit easily with Western precedents of mass mobilization and social transformation.

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These changes took place mainly in the three years from toat the beginning of the Meiji period. End of the Shogunate.