Cover: Hideyoshi in PAPERBACK

Harvard East Asian Monographs 146


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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674390263

Publication Date: 01/01/1989


312 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

3 halftones, 3 line-art, 1 table

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  • A Note on Names, Dates, and Measures
  • 1. The Toyotomi Peace
  • 2. A World without a Center
    • The Meanings of Sengoku
    • The Political Order before 1467
    • War and Its Tidings
    • The Court
    • The Shogunate
    • The Village
    • The Daimyo and Their Domains
    • Oda Nobunaga
    • The Capital
  • 3. The Terror
    • The Collapse of the Shogunate
    • The Oda Vassals
    • The Right to Rule
    • The Universal Front
  • 4. Conquest and Conciliation
    • Early Initiatives: Yamazaki, Kiyosu, and Kyoto
    • War within the Oda Camp 75 Land and Lordship
    • Beyond the Oda Boundaries: Shikoku, Etchū, and Ku
    • The Kyushu Campaign
    • The Kantō and the Eastern Provinces
    • Conclusion
  • 5. Toyotomi Policy: Shaping the New Order
    • The Sword Hunt
    • Freezing the Social Order
    • The Land Survey
    • The Surveys and the Class Laws
    • The Cadastres and the Daimyo
    • Attainder, Transfer, and the Toyotomi Holdings
    • Central and Local Spheres of Influence
    • The Enforcers of the Law
    • Hostages and Oaths
    • Conclusion
  • 6. Federation and Its Motives
    • The Daimyo and Hideyoshi
    • Hideyoshi and the Daimyo
    • Conclusion
  • 7. The Pursuit of Legitimacy
    • Court and Shogunate before 1467
    • Hideyoshi and the Court
    • Hideyoshi’s Promotions
    • Hideyoshi’s Service to the Throne
    • Courtly Pageantry
    • The Motives of the Bountiful Minister
    • Public Display and the Projection of Authority
    • Monuments to Power: Hideyoshi Rebuilds the Capital
    • Conclusion
  • 8. The Last Years
    • The Invasion of Korea
    • Succession
    • The Rikyū Affair and the Crucifixion of the Christians
    • The Question of Madness
    • Fushirni
    • Dying
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Index

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