During the Edo era, Japan closed itself off from the outside world. This policy was called sakoku, which means to break off relations with other countries. The main reason for sakoku was that the government was afraid of the Christian influence in Japan.
be established in the Edo period
successful Edo Period businessmen
toward the end of the Edo period
at the end of the samurai period
pottery from the Edo era
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In 1868, the last Edo Shogun returned political power to the emperor, and the emperor began to rule once again. Then feudal policies such as the land-owning and class systems were abolished and a new constitution was established.
This book is an intimate chronicle of the Edo period.