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Sakamoto Ryoma and the Meiji Restoration - Marius B. Jansen

Sakamoto Ryoma and the Meiji Restoration

Paperback Published: 25th April 1995
ISBN: 9780231101738
Number Of Pages: 423
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Exploring a tumultuous time in Japanese 19th-century history, when the country began to emerge from self-imposed exile, this study profiles activists such as Sakamoto Ryoma and Nakaoka Shintaro, who played an important role in the development of a unified nation state.

Preface to the Morningside Edition
Introduction
Sakamoto's Japanp. 3
The Tokugawa Settingp. 3
Tosap. 20
Tosa at Mid-Centuryp. 36
The Response to the Westp. 51
The Tokugawa Responsep. 51
Reforms in Tosap. 67
The Education of Sakamoto Ryomap. 77
The Loyalist Yearsp. 93
The Shishi Type and Idealp. 95
The Tosa Loyalist Partyp. 104
The Shishi in National Politicsp. 124
The Decline of Loyalist Extremismp. 137
Service with Katsup. 153
Katsu Rintarop. 154
Sakamoto and Katsup. 160
The Hyogo Naval Academyp. 166
The Dismissal of Katsup. 178
The Satsuma-Choshu Alliancep. 185
Saigo Takamori and Satsumap. 186
Nakaoka Shintaro and Choshup. 195
From Shishi to Statesmenp. 204
The Alliancep. 211
The Kaientaip. 223
The Attack in the Teradayap. 224
The Second Choshu Expeditionp. 232
Changes in Tosap. 241
The Nagasaki Scenep. 252
Reinstatement and Support for the Kaientaip. 259
The Eight-Point Programp. 271
The Advantage of Tosa Supportp. 272
The Sogun Yoshinobu (Keiki)p. 278
The Kyoto Conferencep. 286
Program for a New Governmentp. 294
The Icarus Affairp. 304
Restorationp. 312
Yodo's Petition to Keikip. 312
Preparations for Warp. 317
The End of the Bakufup. 326
Sakamoto and the New Governmentp. 335
The Warriors Become Kamip. 342
The Restoration in Tosap. 347
The States of Response to the Westp. 347
The Leaders and their Aimsp. 355
The Problem of Class Interestp. 368
Chronological Tablesp. 379
List of Works Citedp. 382
A Note on Sourcesp. 389
Biographical Notesp. 401
Indexp. 417
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780231101738
ISBN-10: 0231101732
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 423
Published: 25th April 1995
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.68 x 13.87  x 2.74
Weight (kg): 0.5

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