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Tokugawa Ieyasu: shogun

Conrad Totman

Tokugawa Ieyasu: shogun

a biography

by Conrad Totman

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Published by Heian International in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tokugawa, Ieyasu, -- 1543-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Conrad Totman.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22322343M
    ISBN 100893462101


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Since its initial appearance, 's imposing biography of the Japanese Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu has been recognized as an outstanding contribution to the knowledge of Japanese history. Tokugawa Ieyasu Stephen Turnbull Towards the end of the 16th century three outstanding commanders brought Japan's century of civil wars to an end, and even though reunification was first achieved under Toyotomi Hideyoshi, it was his successor Tokugawa Ieyasu who was to ensure a lasting peace.

A biography of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Click on the blue words to find more information about important events such as the Battle of Sekigahara and shogun (generalissimo) appointment.

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The tales describe these lords in terms of their human relationships with colleagues, vassals, and subjects, including retainers and servants File Size: 1MB. Tokugawa Ieyasu seized power and established a government at Edo (now known as Tokyo) in He received the title sei-i taishōgun inafter he forged a family tree to show he was of Minamoto descent.

The Tokugawa shogunate lasted untilwhen Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigned as shogun and abdicated his authority to Emperor Meiji. Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川 家康, Janu –June 1, ) was a Japanese shogun of the Edo period. His ruled started in and ended in His ruled started in and ended in He is one of the most famous military commanders in Japan.

Shogun Tokugawa Hidetada (May 2, - Ma ) Tokugawa Hidetada was born the third son of Tokugawa Ieyasu, on May 2, Shortly after his birth, Ieyasu’s first son and wife were executed having been accused of plotting to assassinate Oda Nobunaga.

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History. Following the Sengoku Period of "warring states", the central government had been largely reestablished by Oda Nobunaga during the Azuchi-Momoyama period. After the Battl. In this Japanese name, the family name is Tokugawa. Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川 家康, Janu –June 1, ) was a Japanese shogun of the Edo ruled started in and ended in He is one of the most famous military commanders in Japan.

Early life. At birth, his name was Matsudaira Takechiyo. The period marks the governance of the Edo or Tokugawa Shogunate which was also officially established in by the first Edo shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu The first two books produced in Japan appeared during this period, the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki,Henshall, which contains chronicles of legendary accounts of early Japan and its creation myth.

Tokugawa Ieyasu, first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, by Kanō Tan'yū, Osaka Castle main tower: Ieyasu had a number of qualities that enabled him to rise to power. After Hideyoshis death inTokugawa Ieyasu came to power and was appointed shogun by the Emperor, the Tokugawa shogunate, which governed from Edo, presided over a prosperous.

Tokugawa led the forces of eastern Japan, while Ishida Mitsunari led the forces of western Japan. Thanks in part to luck, Tokugawa scored a huge victory, and with it, the rule of all Japan. InTokugawa Ieyasu began a new period in Japanese history by becoming the first man in thirty years to hold the office of Shogun of Japan.

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Tokugawa Ieyasu, first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, by Kanō Tan'yū, Osaka Castle main tower: Ieyasu had a number of qualities that enabled him to rise to power. [3] Internally, debate over foreign policy and popular outrage over perceived appeasement to the foreign powers was a catalyst for the eventual end of the Tokugawa shogunate.

CE: Tokugawa Ieyasu wins the Battle of Skeigahara against those generals who supported Toyotomi Hideyoshi's son. End of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period. End of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period. CE - CE: Tokugawa Ieyasu rules as shogun in Japan.

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