The Constitutional Development of Japan, 1853-1881 by Toyokichi Iyenaga

The Constitutional Development of Japan, 1853-1881

byToyokichi Iyenaga

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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTORY
CHAP. I. (1853-1868). BEGINNING OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MOVEMENT
THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT GAVE RISE TO THE MOVEMENT
THE ACCOUNT OF COMMODORE PERRY'S ARRIVAL BY THE AUTHOR OF GENJE YUME MONOGATARI
DISCUSSION BETWEEN THE PRINCE OF MITO AND THE TOKUGAWA OFFICIALS AT THE COURT OF YEDO
CONCLUSION OF TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND JAPAN
THE OLD PRINCE OF MITO, NARIAKI
II KAMON NO KAMI
BOMBARDMENTS OF KAGOSHIMA AND SHIMONOSHEKI
THE EFFECTS OF THE BOMBARDMENT

  1. Showed the Weakness of the Daimios and the Strength of foreigners
  2. Showed the Necessity of National Union, and of the Reconstruction of the Administrative Machinery of the Empire
    GREAT COUNCILS OF KUGES AND DAIMIOS.
  3. Their Nature and Organization
  4. How they originated
  5. In them lay the Germ of the future Constitutional Parliament of Japan
    CHAP. II. (1868-1869). THE RESTORATION
    CAUSES OF THE DOWNFALL OF THE SHOGUNATE
  6. Revival of Learning
  7. Revival of Shintoism
  8. Jealousy and Cupidity of the Southern Daimios
    THE RESIGNATION OF THE SHOGUN
    THE MOTIVE OF HIS RESIGNATION
    THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RESTORATION
  9. Its Organization
  10. Its Departments
    FOREIGN POLICY OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT
    REMOVAL OF THE CAPITAL TO TOKIO
    THE CHARTER OATH OF THE EMPEROR, APRIL 17, 1869
    THE KOGISHO
  11. Its Origin
  12. Its Composition
  13. Its Nature
    CHAP. III. (1869-1871). THE ABOLITION OF FEUDALISM.
    MEMORIAL OF PRESIDENT OF THE KOGISHO
    ABOLITION SCHEME OF SCHOLARS IS BACKED BY THE SOUTHERN DAIMIOS
    MEMORIAL OF THE SOUTHERN DAIMIOS
    IMPERIAL DECREE OF 1871, ABOLISHING FEUDALISM
    CAUSES OF THE OVERTHROW OF FEUDALISM
    CHAP. IV. INFLUENCES THAT SHAPED THE GROWTH OF THE REPRESENTATIVE IDEA OF GOVERNMENT
    JOHN STEWART MILL'S ENUMERATION OF THE SOCIAL CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR THE SUCCESS OF REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT
    JAPAN OF 1871 NOT YET READY FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT
    POLITICAL ACTIVITY OF A NATION NOT ISOLATED FROM OTHER SPHERES OF ITS ACTIVITIES
    JAPAN'S POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT GREATLY AIDED BY HER SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL AND RELIGIOUS CHANGES
    SKETCH OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THESE NON-POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS FROM 1868 TO 1881
  14. Means of Communication
    a. Telegraph
    b. Postal System
    c. Railroad
    d. Steamers and the Coasting Trade
  15. Educational Institutions
  16. Newspapers
    CHANGES IN LAW AND RELIGION
    CHAP. V. (1871-1881). PROGRESS OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL MOVEMENT FROM THE ABOLITION OF FEUDALISM TO THE PROCLAMATION OF OCTOBER 12, 1881
    LEADERS OF THE RESTORATION
    EFFECT OF THE OVERTHROW OF FEUDALISM
    THE IWAKURA EMBASSY
    IWAKURA, ITO, INOUYE
    FUKUZAWA
    THE PRESS AND ITS INFLUENCES
    RI-SHI-SHA AND COUNT ITAGAKI
    MEMORIALS OF RI-SHI-SHA TO THE EMPEROR
    ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL ASSEMBLIES
    THE PROCLAMATION OF OCTOBER 12, 1881, TO ESTABLISH A PARLIAMENT IN 1890
Title:The Constitutional Development of Japan, 1853-1881Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 8, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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