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Han system

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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). [1]

30 relations: Abolition of the han system, Cadastre, Conrad Totman, Daimyō, Edmond Papinot, Edo period, Etchū Province, Feudalism, Georges Appert, Han school, Harvard University Press, Japan, Japanese studies, Jeffrey Mass, Kaga Domain, Kaga Province, Koku, Kokudaka, List of Han, Louis Frédéric, Meiji period, Noto Province, Okinawa Prefecture, Prefectures of Japan, Provinces of Japan, Ryukyu Domain, Satsuma Domain, Sengoku period, Shimazu clan, Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

Abolition of the han system

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).

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A cadastre (also spelled cadaster) is a comprehensive land recording of the real estate or real property's metes-and-bounds of a country.

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Conrad Totman

Conrad Davis Totman (born January 5, 1934) is an American historian, academic, writer, translator and Japanologist.

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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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Edmond Papinot

Jacques Edmond-Joseph Papinot (1860–1942) was a French Roman Catholic priest and missionary who was also known in Japan as.

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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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Etchū Province

was a province of Japan in the area that is today Toyama Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.

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Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.

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Georges Appert

Georges Appert (1850–1934) was a French historian, academic, writer and Japanologist.

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Han school

(Not to be confused with the Han learning 漢學, the Chinese intellectual movement prominent during the Qing dynasty) The was an educational institution in the Edo period of Japan, originally established to educate children of daimyōs (feudal lords) and their retainers in the domains outside of the capital.

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Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japanese studies

Japanese studies or Japan studies (sometimes Japanology in Europe) is a division of area studies or East Asian studies involved in social sciences and humanities research on Japan.

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Jeffrey Mass

Jeffrey Paul Mass (June 29, 1940 – March 30, 2001) was an American academic, historian, author and Japanologist.

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Kaga Domain

The, also known as,; retrieved 2013-4-9.

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Kaga Province

was a province of Japan in the area that is today the south and western portion of Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan.

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

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refers to a system for determining land value for taxation purposes under the Tokugawa shogunate of Edo-period Japan, and expressing this value in terms of koku of rice.

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List of Han

The List of Han or domains in the Tokugawa period (1603 – 1868) was changed from time to time during the Edo period.

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Louis Frédéric

Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, also known as Louis Frédéric or Louis-Frédéric (1923–1996), was a French scholar, art historian, writer and editor.

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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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Noto Province

was a province of Japan in the area that is today the northern part of Ishikawa Prefecture in Japan, including the Noto Peninsula (Noto-hantō) which is surrounded by the Sea of Japan.

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Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

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Prefectures of Japan

Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.

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Provinces of Japan

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.

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Ryukyu Domain

The was a short-lived domain of Japan, lasting from 1872 to 1879, before becoming the current Okinawa Prefecture and other islands at the Pacific edge of the East China Sea.

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Satsuma Domain

, also known as Kagoshima Domain, was a Japanese domain of the Edo period.

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Sengoku period

The is a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict.

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Shimazu clan

The were the daimyō of the Satsuma han, which spread over Satsuma, Ōsumi and Hyūga provinces in Japan.

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Toyotomi Hideyoshi

was a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded as Japan's second "great unifier".

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

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