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The in the Empire of Japan and its replacement by a system of prefectures in 1871 was the culmination of the Meiji Restoration begun in 1868, starting year of Meiji period (currently, there are 47 prefectures from Hokkaido to Okinawa in Japan).
is the westernmost of the three regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, the other two regions being Nakadōri in the central area of the prefecture and Hamadōri in the east.
is a Japanese samurai family of direct descent from Minamoto no Morifusa of the Murakami-Genji.
The, descended from the Emperor Uda (868–897) by the Sasaki clan (Uda Genji).
The is a Japanese kin group.
The, also known as the,Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.
was an old province of Japan in the area that is today a part of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku.
The was a civil war that lasted from 1467 to 1477, during the Muromachi period in Japan.
was one of the most powerful and important families in Japan during the reign of the Ashikaga shogunate in the 12th to 14th centuries.
The was a decisive battle on October 21, 1600 (Keichō 5, 15th day of the 9th month), that preceded the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate.
, also known as, was a Japanese samurai kin group.
The Daimyo Clock Museum (大名時計博物館) is a small community-run museum in Yanaka 2-chōme, Tokyo.
The is a Japanese samurai kin group.
, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.
The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.
was a class of daimyōs who were hereditary vassals of the Tokugawa in Edo-period Japan.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island.
The are descendants of Emperor Seiwa (850-880) and are a branch of the Ashikaga clan and the Shiba clan (Seiwa Genji).
The or domain is the Japanese historical term for the estate of a warrior after the 12th century or of a daimyō in the Edo period (1603–1868) and early Meiji period (1868–1912).
The was a Japanese samurai clan.
is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
The first human habitation in the Japanese archipelago has been traced to prehistoric times.
The was a Japanese samurai kin group or clan.
is a Japanese clan which originates in Tōtōmi Province.
were mobs of peasant farmers, Buddhist monks, Shinto priests and local nobles who rose up against daimyō rule in 15th- and 16th-century Japan.
was a Japanese noble military clan that claimed descent from the Seiwa Genji by way of the Kawachi Genji.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshu island.
The were lords of smaller rural domains in feudal Japan.
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The was the hereditary peerage of the Empire of Japan, which existed between 1869 and 1947.
, or, was a province of Japan in the part of Honshū that is today Wakayama Prefecture, as well as the southern part of Mie Prefecture.
The is a Japanese unit of volume, equal to ten cubic shaku.
were officials in Classical Japan sent from the central government to oversee a province from around the 8th century, after the enactment of the Ritsuryō system.
The was a Japanese aristocratic class that dominated the Japanese imperial court in Kyoto.
is the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.
, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.
The Later was one of the most powerful warrior clans in Japan in the Sengoku period and held domains primarily in the Kantō region.
Lord is an appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others acting like a master, a chief, or a ruler.
was a Japanese samurai clan who ruled most of the Hokuriku region of central Honshū from the end of the Sengoku period through the Meiji restoration of 1868.
The was a Japanese samurai clan that claimed descent from the Minamoto clan.
The Mōri clan (毛利氏 Mōri-shi) was a Japanese samurai clan descended from Ōe no Hiromoto.
The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.
The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
is the capital city of Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan.
is a Japanese family descended from Emperor Seiwa (850–880) and the Minamoto clan (Seiwa-Genji).
is a Japanese politician who was the 50th Prime Minister of Japan from 9 August 1993 to 28 April 1994.
The is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1336 to 1573.
is a Japanese samurai kin group.
, often called, was a province of Japan.
is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.
The was a family of Japanese daimyōs who were to become an important political force in the unification of Japan in the mid-16th century.
was a province of Japan in the area that today forms the western half of Aichi Prefecture, including the modern city of Nagoya.
Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.
were administrative divisions before the modern prefecture system was established, when the islands of Japan were divided into tens of kuni (国, countries), usually known in English as provinces.
The, usually translated as Elder, was one of the highest-ranking government posts under the Tokugawa shogunate of Edo period Japan.
A was a samurai without lord or master during the feudal period (1185–1868) of Japan.
A regent (from the Latin regens: ruling, governing) is a person appointed to govern a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.
The was a Japanese samurai clanPapinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph.
was a Japanese kin group which traces its origin to Hizen Province on the island of Kyushu.
The was a Japanese samurai kin group from Echizen Province.
were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.
was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.
Family crest of the Satake clan The was a Japanese samurai clan that claimed descent from the Minamoto clan.
was an old province of Japan that is now the western half of Kagoshima Prefecture on the island of Kyūshū.
is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, the largest city in the Tōhoku region, and the second largest city north of Tokyo.
The is a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict.
The was the military dictator of Japan during the period from 1185 to 1868 (with exceptions).
was a Japanese clan.
The were the daimyō of the Satsuma han, which spread over Satsuma, Ōsumi and Hyūga provinces in Japan.
The daimyōs were lords who were certain relatives of the Tokugawa ''shōguns'' of Japan.
was a title, commonly translated as "(military) governor", "protector" or "constable", given to certain officials in feudal Japan.
were officials during feudal Japan.
The was a Japanese clan active from the late Heian period until the late 16th century.
The was a Japanese samurai clan who ruled Ichinoseki Domain in Mutsu Province during the Edo period Tokugawa shogunate.
The is a Japanese kin group.
was the founder and first shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which effectively ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.
A was a daimyō who was considered an outsider by the rulers of Japan.
The was a Japanese samurai clan, descended from the Fujiwara clan and particularly notable for their power in the Muromachi and Sengoku periods (roughly 14th through 17th centuries).
is a prefecture of Japan on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island.
The was a Japanese samurai clan which was one of the most powerful of the Muromachi period (1336-1467); at its peak, members of the family held the position of Constable (shugo) over eleven provinces.
is a city in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.