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Saigō Takamori

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was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration. [1]

62 relations: Abolition of the han system, Amami Ōshima, Ansei Purge, Ōkubo Toshimichi, Battle of Shiroyama, Battle of Tabaruzaka, Battle of Toba–Fushimi, Beppu Shinsuke, Boshin War, Bunsei, Casus belli, Daimyō, Diplomat, Edo, Edo period, Emperor Meiji, Empire of Japan, Ernest Mason Satow, Gensui (Imperial Japanese Navy), Google Books, Government of Meiji Japan, Harvard University Press, History (U.S. TV network), History of Japan, Ii Naosuke, Iwakura Mission, Japan, Japanese calendar, John Man (author), John Wiley & Sons, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Katsu Kaishū, Kōbu gattai, Korea, Kyoto, Marius Jansen, Mark Ravina, Marquess, Meiji period, Meiji Restoration, National Diet Library, Okinoerabujima, Princeton University Press, Saigō Jūdō, Samurai, Satsuma Domain, Satsuma Rebellion, Second Chōshū expedition, Seikanron, ..., Seppuku, Shimazu Hisamitsu, Shimazu Nariakira, Siege of Kumamoto Castle, SOAS, University of London, Tairō, Takamura Kōun, Three Great Nobles of the Restoration, Tokugawa shogunate, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Tokyo, Ueno Park. Expand index (12 more) »

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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Amami Ōshima

is one of the Satsunan Islands, and is the largest island within the Amami archipelago between Kyūshū and Okinawa.

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Ansei Purge

was a multi-year event in Japanese history of the Edo period.

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Ōkubo Toshimichi

was a Japanese statesman, a samurai of Satsuma, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration.

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Battle of Shiroyama

The took place on 24 September 1877, in Kagoshima, Japan.

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Battle of Tabaruzaka

The Battle of Tabaruzaka was a major battle of the Satsuma Rebellion.

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Battle of Toba–Fushimi

The occurred between pro-Imperial and Tokugawa shogunate forces during the Boshin War in Japan.

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Beppu Shinsuke

was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period who became an officer in the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Boshin War

The, sometimes known as the Japanese Revolution, was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate and those seeking to return political power to the Imperial Court.

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Bunsei

was a after Bunka and before Tenpō.

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Casus belli

Casus belli is a Latin expression meaning "an act or event that provokes or is used to justify war" (literally, "a case of war").

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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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Diplomat

A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.

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Edo

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

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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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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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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Ernest Mason Satow

Sir Ernest Mason Satow, (30 June 1843 – 26 August 1929), was a British scholar, diplomat and Japanologist.

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Gensui (Imperial Japanese Navy)

was the highest rank in the prewar Imperial Japanese Navy.

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Google Books

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.

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Government of Meiji Japan

The was the government that was formed by politicians of the Satsuma Domain and Chōshū Domain in the 1860s.

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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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History (U.S. TV network)

History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.

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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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Ii Naosuke

was daimyō of Hikone (1850–1860) and also Tairō of the Tokugawa shogunate, Japan, a position he held from April 23, 1858, until his death on March 24, 1860.

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Iwakura Mission

The Iwakura Mission or Iwakura Embassy (岩倉使節団, Iwakura Shisetsudan) was a Japanese diplomatic voyage to the United States and Europe conducted between 1871 and 1873 by leading statesmen and scholars of the Meiji period.

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Japan

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 calendar

Japanese calendar types have included a range of official and unofficial systems.

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John Man (author)

John Anthony Garnet Man (born 15 May 1941) is a British historian and travel writer.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.

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Kagoshima

is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the south western tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan, and the largest city in the prefecture by some margin.

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Kagoshima Prefecture

is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.

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Katsu Kaishū

Count was a Japanese statesman and naval engineer during the late Tokugawa shogunate and early Meiji period.

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Kōbu gattai

Kōbu gattai (Japanese: 公武合体, Union of the Imperial Court and the Shogunate) was a policy in Bakumatsu Japan aiming at obtaining a political coordination between the Bakufu and the Imperial Court.

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Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Kyoto

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

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Marius Jansen

Marius Berthus Jansen (April 11, 1922 – December 10, 2000) was an American academic, historian, and Emeritus Professor of Japanese History at Princeton University.

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Mark Ravina

Mark Ravina (born 1961) is a scholar of early modern (Tokugawa) Japanese history, and Professor of History at Emory University, where he has taught since 1991.

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Marquess

A marquess (marquis) is a nobleman of hereditary rank in various European peerages and in those of some of their former colonies.

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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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Meiji Restoration

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.

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National Diet Library

The is the national library of Japan and among the largest libraries in the world.

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Okinoerabujima

is one of the Satsunan Islands, classed with the Amami archipelago between Kyūshū and Okinawa.

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Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.

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Saigō Jūdō

Marshal-Admiral The Marquis (1 June 1843 – 18 July 1902) was a Japanese politician and admiral in the Meiji period.

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Samurai

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

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Satsuma Domain

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

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Satsuma Rebellion

The was a revolt of disaffected samurai against the new imperial government, nine years into the Meiji Era.

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Second Chōshū expedition

The Second Chōshū expedition (Japanese: 第二次長州征討), also called the Summer War, was a punitive expedition led by the Tokugawa shogunate against the Chōshū Domain.

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Seikanron

The Seikanron (Japanese: 征韓論; 정한론; "Advocacy of a punitive expedition to Korea") debate was a major political debate in Japan during 1873 regarding a punitive expedition against Korea.

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Seppuku

Seppuku (切腹, "cutting belly"), sometimes referred to as harakiri (腹切り, "abdomen/belly cutting", a native Japanese kun reading), is a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment.

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Shimazu Hisamitsu

Prince, also known as, was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period.

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Shimazu Nariakira

was a Japanese feudal lord (daimyō) of the Edo period, the 28th in the line of Shimazu clan lords of Satsuma Domain.

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Siege of Kumamoto Castle

The from February 19 to April 12, 1877, in Kumamoto, Japan, was a major battle of the Satsuma Rebellion.

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SOAS, University of London

SOAS University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies), is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Tairō

Tairō (大老, "great elder") was a high-ranking official position in the Tokugawa shogunate government of Japan, roughly comparable to the office of prime minister.

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Takamura Kōun

was a Japanese sculptor.

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Three Great Nobles of the Restoration

In Japan, The Three Great Nobles of the Restoration are figures playing an important role in the Meiji Restoration.

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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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Tokugawa Yoshinobu

was the 15th and last shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.

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Tokyo

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

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Ueno Park

is a spacious public park in the Ueno district of Taitō, Tokyo, Japan.

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References

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

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