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Reconfiguring ModernityConcepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology$
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Julia Adeney Thomas

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520228542

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520228542.001.0001

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The Topographical Imagination of Tokugawa Politics

The Topographical Imagination of Tokugawa Politics

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(p.32) Chapter 2 The Topographical Imagination of Tokugawa Politics
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Reconfiguring Modernity
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Julia Adeney Thomas

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520228542.003.0002

This chapter examines the political conceptions of nature in Tokugawa, Japan. It analyzes the homologous characteristics that make these different natures comparable and which set them apart from later ideas in the Meiji and Taisho eras. The chapter outlines assumptions common to most Tokugawa views of nature and details the variety of politically meaningful senses of nature. It suggests that a belief shared by almost all these contending positions is that nature provided a sanctioned locale for correct political practice.

Keywords:   nature, Tokugawa, Japan, political practice, Meiji era, Taishō era

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