Period between 1603 and 1867 in the history of Japan, when Japan was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyo.- Edo period
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Former name of Tokyo.
The era of Tokugawa rule in Japan from 1603 to 1868 is known eponymously as the Edo period.
Japanese art covers a wide range of art styles and media, including ancient pottery, sculpture, ink painting and calligraphy on silk and paper, ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, ceramics, origami, and more recently manga and anime.
With the rise of popular culture in the Edo period, a style of woodblock prints became a major form and its techniques were fine-tuned to produce colorful prints.
Samurai (侍) were the hereditary military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan from the late 12th century until their abolition in 1876.
The first human inhabitants of the Japanese archipelago have been traced to prehistoric times around 30,000 BCE.
The Tokugawa shogunate, which governed from Edo (modern Tokyo), presided over a prosperous and peaceful era known as the Edo period (1600–1868).
The Tokugawa shogunate (, Japanese 徳川幕府 Tokugawa bakufu), also known as the Edo shogunate (江戸幕府), was the military government of Japan during the Edo period from 1603 to 1868.
Chinese-based Japanese unit of volume.
This modern koku is essentially defined to be the same as the koku from the Edo period (1600–1868), namely 100 times the shō equal to 64827 cubic bu in the traditional shakkanhō measuring system.
Han (藩, "domain") is a Japanese historical term for the estate of a daimyo in the Edo period (1603–1868) and early Meiji period (1868–1912).
Geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.
The heartland of feudal power during the Kamakura period and again in the Edo period, Kanto became the center of modern development.
Class of daimyō (大名) in the Tokugawa Shogunate (徳川幕府) of Japan who were hereditary vassals of the Tokugawa before the Battle of Sekigahara.
Fudai daimyō and their descendants filled the ranks of the Tokugawa administration in opposition to the tozama daimyō and held most of the power in Japan during the Edo period.
Designated city in the Kansai region of Honshu in Japan.
Osaka continued to flourish during the Edo period (1603–1867) and became known as a center of Japanese culture.