Fukuzawa Yukichi: from samurai to capitalist. [Helen M Hopper] — “Trace the career of Fukuzawa Yukichi, who began life as a lower-level samurai during the. Although he embraced much from Western thought, he never let go of his early Confucian training. Fukuzawa never entered public office, but his influence. Fukuzawa Yukichi: From Samurai to Capitalist (Library of World Biography Series ) (), , Helen M. Hopper,

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Japan suffered a similar humiliation of having to endure unequal treaties with the Western powers. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Upon his return to Osaka, however, his brother persuaded him to stay and enroll at the Tekijuku school run by physician and rangaku yukochi Ogata Koan.

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Finding libraries that hold this item We do not intentionally sell counterfeit items. The story of Fukuzawa’s life takes place during a pivotal period in Japanese history, as fykuzawa country was becoming an industrial power and moving toward nationhood. Aemilia rated it liked it May 10, Although he embraced much from Western thought, he never let go of his early Confucian training.


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We will answer your enquiries via eBay messages within 2 business days. Austin Hilton rated it really liked it Mar 04, Jiji Shimpo, which received wide circulation, encouraged acceptance of a national assembly as the form for the new government, and urged the people to enlighten themselves and to adopt a moderate political attitude towards the changes that were being engineered within the social and political structures of Japan.

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Your list has reached the maximum number of items. The E-mail message field is required. Christopher rated it it was amazing Mar 28, The books, which described Western political, economic and cultural institutions in clear and simple terms that were easy to understand, became immediate best-sellers, and Fukuzawa was soon regarded as the foremost expert on Western culture.

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Overview Features Contents Order Overview. Ask Seller A Question. Fukuzawa outlined the importance of understanding the principle of equality of opportunity, and emphasized that study was the key to greatness. Robert O’Leary rated it it was amazing Jun 21, He became a revered figure of the century, and is immortalized on the ten thousand yen bill, the largest currency denomination. If you buy more than one items, the total shipping cost will only be highest shipping cost among all your purchased items.


English View all editions and formats Summary: Fukuzawa’s writings were possibly his greatest contribution to the Meiji period.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Diary of Richard Cocks, Cape Merchant He published many works including ” Gakumon no susume” Encouragement of Learning and ” Bunmeiron no gairyaku” An Outline of a Theory of Civilization All of his works were written during a critical juncture in the history of Japanese society, when the Japanese people felt uncertainty about their future after the signing of the Unequal Treaties, and recognized the weakness of the Togukawa Shogunate and its inability to repel American and European influence.

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From Samurai to Capitalist Helen M. Payment policy Payment is expected within 3 days of the sale. Items can only be delivered to the address associated with your PayPal account so please double check that the delivery address is correct before completing the PayPal payment. When he died inhe did not see the imperialist path that the Japanese government was later to follow.