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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Japanese_merchants

This category represents Japanese merchants and traders of the pre-modern and early modern periods (up to 1995). For people involved in modern business, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edo_society

Society during the Edo period (or Tokugawa period) in Japan was ruled by strict customs and ... Merchants were at the bottom of the social order because they generated wealth without producing any goods. As this indicates, the classes were ...

www.pbs.org/empires/japan/enteredo_7.html

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, ...

www.thoughtco.com/four-tiered-class-system-feudal-japan-195582

Jun 13, 2017 ... Feudal Japan had a four-tiered class system based on Confucian logic, with samurai warriors on top and merchants on the bottom.

www.lisashea.com/japan/articles/merchants.html

The merchant class, and money in general, were typically held in low regard in the agricultural Japan.

www.bellaonline.com/articles/art2282.asp

The Merchant class in most societies, are regarded as a necessary asset for nation building, this wasn't so for the Merchants in feudal Japan because money  ...

www.jstor.org/stable/312302

Merchants and Society in Tokugawa Japan. CHARLES D. SHELDON. University of Cambridge. MERCHANTS in the Tokugawa period were placed at the bot.

www.quora.com/Did-Japanese-merchants-do-well-for-themselves

I know that being a merchant was looked down upon in Japan during ... Merchants exist on a whole spectrum of richness, but as the Edo period ...

www.hierarchystructure.com/feudal-hierarchy-of-japan

In the feudal hierarchy of Japan the whole society was divided into various classes and the merchants were among the lowest rung. According to the Confucian ...

medievjapan.weebly.com/hierarchy.html

The Japanese class system was composed of four-tiers with other groups of ... This system was made up of samurai, farming peasant, artisans, and merchants.