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Synonyms for shogunate

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

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But a suspicious shogunate maid, Saburo's wife, and the shogun's stable master also had reasons to want Saburo dead.
In 1868, the shogunate was overthrown, and the country's capital and Imperial Residence were moved from Kyoto to Tokyo.
Interestingly, under the Tokugawa Shogunate, governance was done by each han, and therefore each han, likened to a de facto autonomous country with its own military power, devoted its efforts to enhancing its security, intelligence and promotion of new industry.
However, while the installation of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1603 had enshrined the samurai's lofty staus, the ensuing 250-odd years of peace had softened them up.
In June 1408, a Western ship drifted into the Ashikaga shogunate of Japan possibly due to a storm.
In 1614, the ruling Tokugawa shogunate banned the religion resulting in expulsion of the missionaries and the execution of their converts.
In "Taming the Dutch," the Tokugawa transformed them from volatile traders into leal vassals who played by the shogunate's rules (1).
He covers the importance of a calm and objective standpoint; the tripartite relationship between the Ryukyus, China, and Japan; the 36 islands of Ryukyu; East Asian upheavals and the Ryukyu Kingdom; from Tokugawa Shogunate to Meiji Restoration; Nishimura Sutezo in 1885; victory in the First Sino-Japanese War and clandestine occupation; framework for the Treaty of Shimonoseki drafted in January 1895; and assessing the Japanese government's basic viewpoints.
Roanoke, VA, August 27, 2016 --( Forbidden love between a warrior princess and an elite samurai makes for an adventure set during the early days of the Tokugawa shogunate. Join this couple in a race across 17th century Japan where political unrest has created dangerous ronin, civil uprisings, and war-ravaged castles.
Two of them were exiled in Manila by the then Tokugawa shogunate and one of those exiled died in Manila 400 years ago.
This turned out to be one of the factors bringing about the downfall of the shogunate, as enemies of the shogun used the treaties as a rallying point for their political opposition.
Chapter Three, Chapter Four, and Chapter Five provide context and an understanding of Bunchi's reformist practice through a consideration of courtly Buddhism and the competing ideas on what should be Buddhism's place in the new Tokugawa regime as articulated by the court, shogunate, and reformist monks like Isshi Bunshu, Bunchi's teacher.
Corporate reform in Japan may well trigger a valuation rerating but a glance back at the economic history of Japan from the Tokugawa Shogunate and the Meiji Restoration to the tenures of Prime Ministers Nakasone and Koizomi tell me that this ancient society will reject radical reformers.
Authorizing the shogunate; ritual and material symbolism in the literary construction of warrior order.
Furthermore, in an era of national crisis stemming from internal disputes between the imperial house and the Tokugawa shogunate and external demands for expanded trade, this medical breakthrough conceivably saved the life of the future emperor and thereby safeguarded the transition from the Tokugawa shogunate to the Meiji imperial government.