Edo period

Edo period
   The period from 1603-1868 when the Tokugawa shoguns were based at Edo. See Tokugawa period.

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  • Criminal punishment in Edo-period Japan — During the Edo period, Japan used various punishments against criminals. These can be categorized as follows: Death penalty Incarceration and Exile Penal labor Confiscation of property Corporal punishment Contents 1 Death penalty 2 Incarceration… …   Wikipedia

  • Scrip of Edo period Japan — During the Edo period, feudal domains of Japan issued scrip called nihongo| hansatsu |藩札 for use within the domain. This paper currency supplemented the coinage of the Tokugawa shogunate. Most scrip carried a face value in silver coinage, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Enkyō (Edo period) — nihongo| Enkyō |延享 was a nihongo| Japanese era name|年号,| nengō ,|lit. year name after Kanpō and before Kan en. This period spanned the years from 1744 through 1748. The reigning emperors were nihongo|Sakuramachi tennō |桜町天皇 and nihongo|Momozono… …   Wikipedia

  • Jōō (Edo period) — nihongo|Jōō|承応|, alternatively read as Shōō, was a nihongo|Japanese era name|年号,| nengō ,| lit. year name after Keian and before Meireki . This period spanned the years from 1652 through 1655. The reigning emperors were nihongo|Go Komyo tennō… …   Wikipedia

  • Edo Castle — 江戸城 Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan Edo Castle with surrounding residential palaces and moats, from a 17th c …   Wikipedia

  • EDO — may refer to: * Edo State, a province in Nigeria * Edo language, a language spoken in Nigeria * The historical name for Tokyo, Japan * Edo River, a river in Japan * Edo period in Japanese history * A race in Star Trek ; see EdoEDO may refer to: * …   Wikipedia

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