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  1. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Travel Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) is the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. It is located in Taitō Ward, Tōkyō, and was constructed in 1890 as an auditorium for the Tokyo Music School, the predecessor of the Tokyo University of the Arts (東京藝術大学 Tōkyō Geijutsu Daigaku) or Geidai (芸大)...
  2. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  3. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  4. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  5. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  6. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  7. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  8. Sogakudo Concert Hall

    Sogakudo Concert Hall

    The Sōgakudō Concert Hall (奏楽堂) in Ueno, the oldest Western-style concert hall in Japan. Constructed in 1890.
  9. Shibusawa Eichii

    Biographies Shibusawa Eichii

    The Father of Japanese CapitalismEntrepreneur and business leader during the Meiji and Taishō periods Shibusawa Eichii (渋沢 栄一, 1840-1931) was born in the village of Chiaraijima in modern-day Saitama Prefecture. Although Shibusawa's family were small farmers with only a few hectares of land his...
  10. Shinbutsu bunri - the separation of Shinto and Buddhism

    Religion Shinbutsu bunri - the separation of Shinto and Buddhism

    Historically, the term "shinbutsu bunri" (神仏分離) refers to the policy of the Meiji government (1868-1912) of separating Shintō and Buddhism in order to re-establish the divine status of the emperor as prescribed by Shintō belief. Some members of the Meiji government were influenced by kokugaku...
  11. Early Japanese Railways 1853-1914

    History Early Japanese Railways 1853-1914

    Early Japanese Railways 1853-1914 is a cultural and engineering history of railway building in Japan during the Meiji era. The importance of early railways in the industrialization of the United States and Europe is a fact all of us are familiar with. To witness the amazing parallel development...
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    Books covering Meiji history of Kyushu?

    I've had nothing but good replies on this forum so far, so figured I'd come to youse again with another question. :) Could anyone recommend some books (in English) that deal with the history of Kyushu over the course of the Meiji period? I'm particularly interested in it's history around the...
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    Question about Meiji maritime history

    Hello everyone! I'm sorry if this question is too specific, my mates who are in to history don't know much about this particular topic so I thought I'd ask a bit online, and this site looks like a friendly discussion place. :) I'm just curious to know if there were examples, or even if it would...
  14. Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi, the great Japanese educator and modernizer (ca. 1887)
  15. Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi with the daughter of the photographer; San Francisco 1860.
  16. Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi, Japan's great educator and moderniser; picture taken in Paris in 1862.
  17. 10,000-yen note

    10,000-yen note

    A Japanese 10,000-yen note displaying Fukuzawa Yukichi, Japan's great educator, writer, and modernizer
  18. Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Biographies Fukuzawa Yukichi

    Fukuzawa Yukichi (福澤諭吉, 1835-1901) was a prominent educator, writer, and propagator of Western knowledge during the Meiji Period (1868-1912), founder of Keio Gijuku (慶應義塾, a private college, later Keio University), of Japan's first daily newspaper Jiji Shinpō (時事新報), and introduced the art of...
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    Translation needed (Wikipedia graphic Meiji constitution)

    Hello I was looking for schematics about the political system during the Meiji restoration. The only good one I found is the one on the Japanese Wikipedia-site. There is just one problem: I am from Switzerland and I am totally struggling with the translation. Due to the fact that I am very...
  20. Meiji-Mura Museum

    Museum Meiji-Mura Museum

    Meiji-Mura Museum (博物館明治村 Hakubutsukan Meiji-mura) is an open-air museum located in Inuyama City, north of Nagoya, overlooking picturesque Lake Iruka. It comprises sixty-seven buildings and structures dating mainly from the Meiji era (1868-1912): Western-inspired buildings such the main entrance...
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