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幕府

  1. Bakufu

    History Bakufu

    Bakufu (幕府) means “tent office”, referring to the headquarter of a field commander in battle. It later denoted the “house of a general”, or the government of a shōgun. There were three periods of shogunal rule in Japanese history. Kamakura bakufu (1192–1333) In the late Heian period, the...
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