[Educator Program] Individually priced sessions - #1
Creating Peace: 17th Century Japan
The morning session will focus on how Japan was transformed from a land in constant warfare to a country at peace with a stable political system. Participants will explore the Tokugawa Shogunate’s control of the vassals, along with its control of rural and urban areas and Buddhist temples. The growth of commerce and the management of the economy will also be
Building a Culture: 17th Century Japan
The afternoon session will examine Confucianism in the early Tokugawa Period, including the spread of Neo-Confucianism ideals. Participants will examine original documents on the varieties of Tokugawa Confucianism and political action, education for children, death and samurai, national learning and the revival of Shintoism.