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Humanities - History: Japan Under the Shoguns

Welcome

This guide contains online information about feudal Japan in terms of :

  • the hierarchical system;
  • aspects of daily life, including religions, family, food, clothing, housing and samurai;
  • Tokugawa Shogunate's social and foreign policies;
  • the development of Japan's forestry ; and
  • the decline of the shogunate.

To support your further search for additional resources, useful links to relevant websites, databases and the library's book items are also included.

Library Catalogue

Useful Links

This picture shows the town life in the 16th century .(Source: Skwirk )

Daily Life

Databases

A library database helps you to find subject-related literature such as journals, book chapters, magazine and newspaper articles, facts, statistics, background information, etc. It is paid by the library to allow access to resources which are more likely to be reliable than material found on the Internet, such as Google.

APART FROM THE EXISTING LINKS AND RESOURCES PROVIDED IN THIS GUIDE, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU USE THESE DATABASES TO ASSIST YOUR SEARCH FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS PARTICULAR TOPIC.

Feudalism

Please click on the picture to view the source of it.

Tokugawa Shogunate

Forestry and Land Use

The Decline of the Shogunate