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Dress Rehearsal: The Satsuma Rebellion, 1877

D. Colin Jaundrill

in Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703096
eISBN:
9781501706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703096.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the Meiji government had secured a tentative success with the 1873 establishment of universal military service. Conscripts began replacing sōhei in the ranks, speeding the ... More


. Japan as Earthquake Nation

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the immediate aftermath of the Nōbi earthquake, seismology commanded state patronage as a science of aftershock. The Imperial Earthquake Investigation Committee (IEIC), the first interdisciplinary ... More


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