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Jōkyū War (承久の乱 Jōkyū no Ran) – a 1221 war between Emperor Go-Toba and the Kamakura shogunate. Jōkyū War (承久の乱, jōkyū no ran), also known as the Jōkyū Disturbance or the Jōkyū Rebellion, was fought in Japan between the forces of Retired Emperor Go-Toba and those of the Hōjō clan, regents of...
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Jitō (地頭) – shōgun-appointed officials that managed shōen (manors) during the Kamakura and Muromachi shogunates. The term jitō (literally meaning "land head") began to be used in the late Heian period as an adjectival word like "local". For example, a jitō person (地頭人) meant an influential...
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