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Feudal Japan: The Tokugawa & Samurai. Global History I: Spiconardi. The Samurai. Bushido  The way of the warrior Code of conduct for the samurai Any samurai who violated this code was expected to commit seppuku

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Feudal japan the tokugawa samurai

Feudal Japan: The Tokugawa & Samurai

Global History I: Spiconardi


The samurai

The Samurai

  • Bushido  The way of the warrior

    • Code of conduct for the samurai

      • Any samurai who violated this code was expected to commit seppuku

        • Seppuku  ritual suicide in which a samurai disembowels himself (a.k.a. hara-kiri)


The tokugawa shogunate

The Tokugawa Shogunate

  • Comes to power in 1603 and reigns over a 265 year period of peace

    • Forced all the warring daimyo to live in the capital city of Edo (Tokyo)

      • Any daimyo who left Edo was required to have their family remain


Toku go away

Toku-GO-AWAY!

  • Isolation

    • Tokugawa distrusted foreigners

      • Banned all western merchants

      • Prohibited Japanese from traveling abroad

        • Caused increase in internal trade

        • Merchants gradually gain influence in feudal society


Tokugawa shogunate

Tokugawa Shogunate

  • Cultural Developments

    • Kabuki Form of theatre in which actors wore bright & colorful costumes

      • Originally only women performed

        • Became so popular men wanted in and banned women

    • Haiku Form of poetry in which the verse usually contains a 17-mora verse

      • Tōkyō (to-o-kyo-oとうきょう),


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