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1 Japan from Sengoku to the Tokugawa Shogunate Lesson 8

2 Main Ideas: Foreign technology led to the end of the feudal period in JapanForeign technology led to the end of the feudal period in Japan Japan and its society & culture flourished after unification under the Tokugawa shogunateJapan and its society & culture flourished after unification under the Tokugawa shogunate By 1750, Japan is slowly modernizing by adapting aspects of a Western modelBy 1750, Japan is slowly modernizing by adapting aspects of a Western model

3 The Sengoku Period Sengoku: “Warring States”Sengoku: “Warring States” : period of civil war between daimyo competing to become shogun : period of civil war between daimyo competing to become shogun Similar to European Middle Ages— constant fighting, little stabilitySimilar to European Middle Ages— constant fighting, little stability

4 Origins of Unification Rise of Oda NobunagaRise of Oda Nobunaga –seizes capital of Kyoto (1568)—samurai had muskets from Portuguese traders Toyotomi HideoshiToyotomi Hideoshi – has more support among other daimyo – By 1590, Japan almost unified & invades Korea

5 Rise of the Tokugawa Tokugawa IeyasuTokugawa Ieyasu –shogun of Japan in 1600 ReformsReforms –Capital moved to Edo (Tokyo) –Concentrate on consolidating power at home, rather than expanding Stability under Tokugawa until 1868Stability under Tokugawa until 1868

6 Social Prosperity Economic GrowthEconomic Growth – greater political stability – home-based manufacturing – rising merchant class UrbanizationUrbanization – result of economic growth – Edo’s pop. over 1 million by 1700 GenderGender – typical pattern—more peace leads to greater inequality Culture (Genroku Era)Culture (Genroku Era) – literature (haiku & gesaku), art (ukiyo-e), & drama (kabuki) – sumo

7 Recognizing the Winds of Change Japan now unified— more willing to experiment by 1700Japan now unified— more willing to experiment by 1700 “Dutch Learning”“Dutch Learning” –Rationalist, science- based education –Japanese elite follow developments in West By 1640s only limited number of Chinese and Dutch ships allowed to carry on commerceBy 1640s only limited number of Chinese and Dutch ships allowed to carry on commerce


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