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emperor system in modern Japan

Kiyoko Takeda

emperor system in modern Japan

the Richard Storry Memorial Lecture no. 3, 2nd November 1989

by Kiyoko Takeda

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Published by St. Antony"s College, Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementTakeda Kiyoko.
SeriesThe Richard Storry memorial lecture -- 3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13962793M

Hirohito (裕仁, 29 April – 7 January ) was the th emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of reigned as the emperor of the Empire of Japan (大日本帝國) from 25 December until 2 May and of the state of Japan (日本国) from 3 May until his death on 7 January He was succeeded by his fifth child and eldest son, : 24 February , Musashi . school. See also "Move to Estrange Emperor and People Seen in Kyoto," in Nippon Times, Novem For a comparison of the present with the former treatment of the Emperor see D. C. Holtom, Modern Japan and Shinto Nationalism (Chicago ) pp. See news reports in the Nippon Times, especially "Kyoto University Orders.

  Noriko Kawamura, a history professor at Washington State University and an author of a book on Hirohito, said perhaps the most direct U.S. equivalent to the emperor in modern Japan was the U.S. : Victoria Kim.   xii, pages ; 24 cm Few historical subjects have aroused as much passionate debate as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito. This book, based on extensive research in Japanese and English sources, impartially explores how far Hirohito was responsible for war, why he emerged as a contested 'symbol emperor' in postwar Japan, and his legacy to Japan :

Japan - Japan - Shintō and kokugaku: The intellectual vitality of the 18th century was not limited to Confucianism. New currents also appeared in Shintō, which, often mixed with Confucianism and Buddhism, served as the ideology of popular education. The Confucian scholar Yamazaki Ansai, who had urged samurai to cultivate themselves thoroughly so as to better lead the .   The ‘Great Emperor’ Meiji in The Emperors of Modern Japan. Author: Hara Takeshi. This handbook volume traces the development of Japan’s feudal legal system into that of a modern type of a state, covering the period from the beginning of modernization in to the end of the Pacific War, and, beyond that, the period of reorientation Author: Hara Takeshi.


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The Japanese emperors, a peculiar and unique phenomenon in modern times, are the subject of this important handbook edited by Ben-Ami Shillony. An international team of leading scholars looks at these emperors - Meiji (Mutsuhito), TaishA (Yoshihito), ShAwa (Hirohito), and the present emperor Akihito a " both as personalities, and as a Format: Hardcover.

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Note 1. Akihito is Emperor number Sources are: (1) The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary, 2nd Revised Edition, by Andrew N.

Nelson, Tuttle, Tokyo,pages ; and (2), additional information on Hirohito and Akihito from wire services reports, Nelson cites Nippon Hoso Kyokai's Songo to Nengo no Yokibata () as his.

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The son of Emperor Hirohito, who led Japan during World War II, Akihito is the only modern monarch who holds the title of emperor, Will Ripley and Joshua Berlinger report for CNN.

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