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, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo. [1]

51 relations: Asakusa, Burakumin, Castle town, Chōnin, Daimyō, Edo Castle, Edo period, Edo society, Edokko, Emperor Meiji, Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, Estuary, Felice Beato, Fires in Edo, Geographical renaming, George Bailey Sansom, Great fire of Meireki, Headlands and bays, History of Tokyo, Iki (aesthetics), Japanese era name, Kan'ei-ji, Kanjō-bugyō, Keiō, Koku, Kuge, Kyoto, Machi-bugyō, Machiya, Meiji period, Money, Nihonbashi, Onmyōdō, Osaka, Oxford University Press, Photochrom, Rōjū, Romanization of Japanese, Samurai, Sankin-kōtai, Sensō-ji, Shōgun, Stanford University Press, Sumida River, Tōkaidō (road), Tokugawa shogunate, Tokyo, Ukiyo, Yamanote and Shitamachi, Yoshiwara, ..., 1703 Genroku earthquake. Expand index (1 more) »


is a district in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, famous for the Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon.

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is an outcaste group at the bottom of the Japanese social order that has historically been the victim of severe discrimination and ostracism.

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Castle town

A castle town is a settlement built adjacent to or surrounding a castle.

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was a social class that emerged in Japan during the early years of the Tokugawa period.

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The were powerful Japanese feudal lords who, until their decline in the early Meiji period, ruled most of Japan from their vast, hereditary land holdings.

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Edo Castle

, also known as, is a flatland castle that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan.

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Edo period

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.

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Edo society

Society during the Edo period, also called Tokugawa period (1603 to 1868 CE), in Japan was ruled by strict customs and regulations intended to promote stability.

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is a Japanese term referring to a person born and raised in Edo (renamed Tokyo in 1868).

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Emperor Meiji

, or, was the 122nd Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from February 3, 1867 until his death on July 29, 1912.

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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition

The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Felice Beato

Felice Beato (1832 – 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato, was an Italian–British photographer.

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Fires in Edo

Fires in, the former name of Tokyo, during the Edo period (1600−1868) of Japan were so frequent that the city of Edo was characterized as the saying goes.

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Geographical renaming

Geographical renaming is the changing of the name of a geographical feature or area.

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George Bailey Sansom

Sir George Bailey Sansom (28 November 1883 – 8 March 1965) was a British diplomat and historian of pre-modern Japan, particularly noted for his historical surveys and his attention to Japanese society and culture.

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Great fire of Meireki

The, also known as the Furisode Fire, destroyed 60–70% of the Japanese capital city of Edo (now Tokyo) on March 2, 1657, the third year of the Meireki Imperial era.

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Headlands and bays

Headlands and bays are two related coastal features.

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History of Tokyo

The history of Tokyo shows the growth of Japan's largest urban center.

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Iki (aesthetics)

Iki (いき, English: roughly "chic, stylish") is a concept in aesthetics, the basis of which is thought to have formed among urbane commoners (chōnin) in Edo in the Tokugawa period.

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Japanese era name

The, also known as, is the first of the two elements that identify years in the Japanese era calendar scheme.

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(also spelled Kan'eiji or Kaneiji) is a Tendai Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Japan, founded in 1625 during the Kan'ei era by Tenkai, in an attempt to emulate the powerful religious center Enryaku-ji, in Kyoto.

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were officials of the Tokugawa shogunate in Edo period Japan.

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was a after Genji and before Meiji.

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The is a Japanese unit of volume, equal to ten cubic shaku.

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The was a Japanese aristocratic class that dominated the Japanese imperial court in Kyoto.

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, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.

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were samurai officials of the Tokugawa shogunate in Edo period Japan, this was amongst the senior administrative posts open to those who were not daimyō.

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are traditional wooden townhouses found throughout Japan and typified in the historical capital of Kyoto.

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Meiji period

The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.

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Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context.

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is a business district of Chūō, Tokyo, Japan which grew up around the bridge of the same name which has linked two sides of the Nihonbashi River at this site since the 17th century.

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is a traditional Japanese esoteric cosmology, a mixture of natural science and occultism.

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() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Photochrom (Fotochrom, Photochrome or the Aäc process) is a process for producing colorized images from black-and-white photographic negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a negative onto lithographic printing plates.

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The, usually translated as Elder, was one of the highest-ranking government posts under the Tokugawa shogunate of Edo period Japan.

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Romanization of Japanese

The romanization of Japanese is the use of Latin script to write the Japanese language.

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were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.

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was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.

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is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan.

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The was the military dictator of Japan during the period from 1185 to 1868 (with exceptions).

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Stanford University Press

The Stanford University Press (SUP) is the publishing house of Stanford University.

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Sumida River

The is a river that flows through Tokyo, Japan.

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Tōkaidō (road)

The was the most important of the Five Routes of the Edo period in Japan, connecting Kyoto to Edo (modern-day Tokyo).

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Tokugawa shogunate

The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the and the, was the last feudal Japanese military government, which existed between 1600 and 1868.

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, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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describes the urban lifestyle, especially the pleasure-seeking aspects, of the Edo-period Japan (1600–1867).

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Yamanote and Shitamachi

and are traditional names for two areas of Tokyo, Japan.

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Yoshiwara (吉原) was a famous in Edo, present-day Tōkyō, Japan.

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1703 Genroku earthquake

The occurred at 02:00 local time on December 31 (17:00 December 30 UTC).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edo

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