Kokutai No Hongi. Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan. Ed. by Hall, Robert King. With an introd. by Hall, Robert King. Transl. by Gauntlett, John. W. G. Beasley; Kokutai No Hongi: Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan, International Affairs, Volume 26, Issue 2, 1 April , Pages , https. resulting page pamphlet, Kokutai no hongi, was published in March with an initial print run of , copies, although more than two million were.
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Sign In or Create an Account. This notion of kokutai was extra-juridical, more something cultural than positive. During World War II, intellectuals at an “overcoming modernity” conference proclaimed that prior to the Meiji RestorationJapan has been a classless society under a benevolent emperor, kokuyai the restoration had plunged the nation into Western materialism an argument that ignored commercialism and ribald culture in the Tokugawa erawhich had caused people to forget their nature, which the war would enable them to reclaim.
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The Constitution was nothing fundamental. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By”election purification”, originally aimed at corruption, required that no candidate set the people in opposition to either the military or the bureaucracy.
The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Article PDF first page preview. Related articles in Google Scholar. Great efforts were made to foment a “Japanese spirit” even in popular culture, as in the promotion of the “Song of Young Japan. Home About Help Search. Create lists, bibliographies and nno Remember me on this computer. Tatsukichi Minobe —a professor emeritus of law at Tokyo Imperial Universitytheorized that under the Meiji Constitution, the emperor was an organ of the state and not honig sacrosanct power beyond the state.
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The historical origins of kokutai go back to pre periods, especially the Edo period ruled by the Tokugawa shogunate — For other uses, see Kokutai disambiguation. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The document known as the Kokutai no Hongi was actually a pamphlet of pages, an official publication of the Japanese Ministry of Educationfirst issued in March and eventually circulated in millions of copies throughout the home islands and the empire.
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Moreover, the kokutai was the basis of the kkokutai. The national debates over kokutai led the Prime Minister Prince Fumimaro Konoe to appoint a committee of Japan’s leading professors to deliberate the matter. Because many religions had figures that distracted from the central emperor, they were attacked, such as the Oomoto sect condemned for worshipping figures other than Amaterasuand inthe Religious Organization authorized the shutting down of any religion that did not on to the Imperial Way, which the authorities promptly used.
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Subjects Japan — Civilization. While Fukuzawa respected the Emperor of Japanhe believed kokutai did not depend upon myths of unbroken descent from Uongi. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.