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Koku

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The is a Japanese unit of volume, equal to ten cubic shaku. [1]

21 relations: Battle of Sekigahara, Daimyō, Edo period, Han system, Hatamoto, History of Japan, Hokkaido, Hyakumangoku Matsuri, Japanese units of measurement, Kaga Domain, Kanazawa, Kokudaka, Maeda Toshiie, Masu (measurement), Metre, Rice, Samurai, Shaku (unit), Shōgun, Tōhoku region, Tokugawa shogunate.

Battle of Sekigahara

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.

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Daimyō

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 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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Han system

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).

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Hatamoto

A was a samurai in the direct service of the Tokugawa shogunate of feudal Japan.

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History of Japan

The first human habitation in the Japanese archipelago has been traced to prehistoric times.

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Hokkaido

(), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture.

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Hyakumangoku Matsuri

The Hyakumangoku Matsuri (百万石まつり) is the main annual festival taking place in Kanazawa, Japan.

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Japanese units of measurement

Traditional Japanese units of measurement or the shakkanhō (尺貫法, "shaku–kan system") is the traditional system of measurement used by the people of the Japanese archipelago.

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Kaga Domain

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

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Kanazawa

is a city located in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Kokudaka

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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Maeda Toshiie

was one of the leading generals of Oda Nobunaga following the Sengoku period of the 16th century extending to the Azuchi–Momoyama period.

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Masu (measurement)

A was originally a square wooden box used to measure rice in Japan during the feudal period.

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Metre

The metre (British spelling and BIPM spelling) or meter (American spelling) (from the French unit mètre, from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure") is the base unit of length in some metric systems, including the International System of Units (SI).

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Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

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Samurai

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

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Shaku (unit)

The or Japanese foot is a Japanese unit of length derived (but varying) from the Chinese chi, originally based upon the distance measured by a human hand from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the forefinger (compare span).

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Shōgun

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

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Tōhoku region

The, Northeast region, or Northeast Japan consists of the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

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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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Koku (Japan), Kokul.

References

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

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