Chapter 14 - Edo Japan: A Closed Society (Guided Notes)

Date May 31 - May 31
Teacher Joseph Wright

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Chapter 14: "Edo Japan: A Closed Society"

Please watch this video lecture to begin understanding how the Shogun limited contact with other cultures and imposed restrictions on the lives of Japanese citizens. He did so because contact was often viewed as a threat to the Shogun's military control of the nation. They Shogun found these measures to be necessary for national security and to protect Japanese culture. The isolasionist policies that were developed by the Shogun his council produced a golden age of culture and a booming economy during the Edo period.

Video Lecture