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Rebellion and democracy in Meiji Japan

Bowen, Roger W.

Rebellion and democracy in Meiji Japan

a study of commoners in the popular rights movement

by Bowen, Roger W.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- Japan -- History.,
    • Peasant uprisings -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1868-1912.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoger W. Bowen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS882.5 .B68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 367 p. :
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4740890M
      ISBN 100520036654
      LC Control Number78051755

        Japan further increased her influence on Korea and annexed her completely in In Japan, the war successes caused nationalism to increase even more, and other Asian nations also started to develop national self confidence. In emperor Meiji died, and the era of the ruling clique of elder statesmen (genro) was about to end. The Meiji Restoration was a revolution from the top of society typified by the genro (the elite group of ex-daimyo who ran Meiji Japan) This led to peasants, females and urban laborers wanting more freedoms than the repressive regime was willing to grant.

      The Meiji Era (明治時代 ) denotes the reign of the Meiji Emperor. During this time, Japan started its modernization and rose to world power status. A key foreign observer of the remarkable and rapid changes in Japanese society in this period was Ernest Satow, resident in Japan and Shelve Meiji Japan: Political, Economic and Social History Author: Peter Francis Kornicki.

      About this Item: The Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. p. bookstore label on inside flap of dust jacket, some edge wear to dust jacket The Meiji Period () was the time when Japan got rid of its pre-modern system of governing and was transfigured into a modern nation, and was the starting .   This is one of the best books on Meiji Revolution. Goodreads: The Meiji Restoration > First, there are questions concerning the role and relative importance of internal and external factors in the pattern of events. Did the activities of the Weste.


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Rebellion and democracy in Meiji Japan: a study of commoners in the popular rights movement / Roger W. Bowen. Format Book Published Berkeley: University of California Press, c Description xv, p. 24 cm. Notes Includes index.

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