Society during the Edo period (or Tokugawa period) in Japan was ruled by strict
customs and ... 1.1 Samurai; 1.2 Peasants; 1.3 Merchants and artisans.
During the Edo period, the merchant class enjoyed a rise in social and economic
status. Increasingly able to afford an education and the trappings of luxury, ...
Feudal Japan had a four-tiered class system based on Confucian logic, with
samurai warriors on top and merchants on the bottom.
Merchants and Society in Tokugawa Japan. CHARLES D. SHELDON. University
of Cambridge. MERCHANTS in the Tokugawa period were placed at the ...
casamurai.wikispaces.com/P6 Artisans and Merchants
Artisans & Merchants. Laura B., Renee R. and Joshua H. During the Tokugawa
Period in Japan, artisans and merchants were important to Japanese society, yet
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In ancient Japan merchants and artisans play a key role in society. There are the
honorable samurai, the peasant farmers, the leaders, and the merchants and ...
Apr 5, 2009 ... <ul><li>Merchants were at a low social status because they took ... Japan
experienced a speedy <ul><li>While artisans and merchants were ...
The merchant class, and money in general, were typically held in low regard in
the agricultural Japan.
Class and Contradiction explores the society of the merchant class in Tokugawa
Period Japan, focusing mainly on the evolution of the merchant class from a ...
shinokosho hierarchy of samurai—peasants—artisans—merchants. This ... This
paper was prepared for and presented at the Colloquium on Edo Japan held at.