The Tokugawa shogunate (/ˌtɒkuːˈɡɑːwə/, Japanese 徳川幕府 Tokugawa bakufu), also known as the Edo shogunate (江戸幕府, Edo bakufu), was the feudal military government of Japan during the Edo period from 1603 to 1868.
Is shogunate the same as shogun?
Shogunate, Japanese bakufu or shōgunshoku, government of the shogun, or hereditary military dictator, of Japan from 1192 to 1867.
Is Tokugawa Ieyasu a shogun?
After Hideyoshis death resulted in a power struggle among the daimyo, Ieyasu triumphed in the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 and became shogun to Japans imperial court in 1603. Even after retiring, Ieyasu worked to neutralize his enemies and establish a family dynasty that would endure for centuries.
What were the Tokugawa famous for?
Under Toyotomi, Ieyasu was relocated to the Kanto plains in eastern Japan, away from the Toyotomi power base in Osaka. He built his castle in the fishing village of Edo (now Tokyo). He became the most powerful daimyo and the most senior officer under the Toyotomi regime....Tokugawa IeyasuUnitTokugawa clan37 more rows
How historically accurate is shogun?
Sure the Novel is still a novel...but its Historical Fiction. The setting is very accurate, the character analogs a bit less so for artistic license. I learned much about Courtesan culture that I later found to be completely accurate. The way they first created red light district style brothels.