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foundations of Japan"s modernization

a comparison with China"s path towards modernization

by Yoshiie Yoda

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History -- 1868-,
    • China -- History -- 1861-1912.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-141) and index.

      Statementby Yoshiie Yoda ; translated by Kurt W. Radtke.
      SeriesBrill"s Japanese studies library,, v. 5
      ContributionsRadtke, Kurt W. 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS881.9 .Y5713 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL811327M
      ISBN 109004099999
      LC Control Number95048239

      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 reign. This period commenced with the collapse of the Tokugawa Shogunate and led to Japan’s transformation from a feudal nation into a modern industrial state. Japan emerged fromFile Size: 38KB. That simple phrase provided the foundation for Japan's modernization and would direct the course of the nation for decades to come. Japan had never forgotten the effectiveness of Western military might in opening up their country, and they had earlier watched in .

      The emperor took the name Meiji ("enlightened rule") as his reign name; this event was known as the Meiji Restoration. The Reign of the Meiji Emperor When the Meiji emperor was restored as head of Japan in , the nation was a militarily weak country, was primarily agricultural, and had little technological development. In , The Meiji Restoration in Japan begins as the Emperor Meiji oversees an era of rapid modernization, creates a conscript army, and abolishes the samurai-class ranking which has defined order in Japan since the 's. Education is reformed, a constitution is created; a .

      The foundation of the Meiji Restoration was the Satsuma-Chōshū Alliance between Saigō Takamori and Kido Takayoshi, leaders of the reformist elements in the Satsuma Domain and Chōshū Domain. These two leaders supported the Emperor Kōmei (Emperor Meiji's father) and were brought together by Sakamoto Ryōma for the purpose of challenging the ruling Tokugawa shogunate (bakufu) and . “modern.” This book is called A Modern History of Japan in order to shift the balance between Japanese-ness and modernity. It tells a peculiarly “modern” story as it un­ folded in a place we call Japan. In other words, the modern history of Japan has been inseparable from a larger modern history of the world.


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