Okubo Toshimichi, the Bismarck of Japan.

by Masakazu Iwata

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
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Other titlesThe Bismarck of Japan
SeriesPublications of the Center for Japanese and Koran Studies
LC ClassificationsDS881.5 O4 I9
The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL14264674M

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Toshimichi Okubo. Toshimichi Okubo () was one of the leaders of the Meiji restoration in Japan and perhaps the dominant figure in the new government in its early years.

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Okubo Toshimichi (26 de setembro de – 14 de maio de ) foi um homem de estado japonês, samurai de um dos cinco grandes nobres que encabeçaram a revolução de contra o Xogunato, a intitulada Restauração tornou-se um dos principais ministros de Mikado, e nos problemas enfrentados em seguida por Satsuma, foi o principal oponente de Saigo nia: Japão.

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He currently holds a Japan Foundation research fellowship, –9. BERT EDSTRÖM is Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Pacific Asia Studies, University of Stockholm, Sweden.

He is the author of Japan’s Quest for a Role in the World (Stockholm, ) and editor (most recently) of The United Nations, Japan and Sweden: Achievements and. Okubo was one of the Satsuma samurai supporting the Meiji Restoration.

He went to the same local school as Saigo Takamori, but later became his rival at the Meiji government.

Okubo Toshimichi was part of the Iwakura Mission to Europe and America to learn about Western governments. Okubo was one of the most influential leaders of the Meiji Restoration and the establishment of modern governmental structures.

Appointed to be Home Minister, Ōkubo had a huge amount of power through his control of all local government appointments and the police force. He also used the power of the Home Ministry to promote industrial development. -- Okubo Toshimichi, “On the Role of the State in Industrialization,” _____ 1.

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In consequence, he broke with the other two heroes of the Meiji revolutionary triumvirate, Saig6 Takamori () and Okubo Toshimichi (), and checked their rasher schemes.

In commander-in-chief Saig6, howl- ing champion of aggressive war against Korea, bowed to the peace coali-Cited by: 2.Okubo founded the Tomioka Silk Mill inthe first state-owned factory in Japan, with the assistance of Phillippe Brunat, a textile expert sent to Tokyo by the French govern­ ment to train Japanese engineers and workers in mechanical reeling and other textile machinery construction and oper­ Size: KB.