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Samurai and silk

Haru Matsukata Reischauer

Samurai and silk

a Japanese and American heritage

by Haru Matsukata Reischauer

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Published by Tuttle in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arai, Ryoichiro, -- b. 1855.,
  • Matsukata family.,
  • Arai family.,
  • Matsukata, Masayoshi, -- 1835-1924.,
  • Statesmen -- Japan -- Biography.,
  • Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Japanese -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHaru Matsukata Reischauer.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS"881.97"R44"1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 371 p. :
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20340651M
    ISBN 104805305053

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    Eboshi - Cap, usually black and often fastened to the head with a silk cord, worn by the samurai in formal circumstances. Edo - Castle in Musashi and capital of the Tokugawa in by Ôta Dôkan, Edo came under the Hojo's control in When the Hojo were defeated in , Tokugawa Ieyasu made Edo his home castle at Hideyoshi's suggestion. Helmet. The samurai helmet, called a kabuto, usually had an impressive crest or face guard, called a mempo, was often made to look like an actual face, with wrinkles, teeth, a nose, and even a moustache.. Armor. Samurai wore very elaborate armor. It was made from overlapping plates of leather, wood, and metal, covered in a colored varnish.


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Reischauer's paternal grandfather, Prince Matsukata Masayoshi, was born in into a goshi (rural samurai) family. Wearing a horo is also said to have marked the wearer as a messenger (tsukai-ban) or person of importance.

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This extraordinary family account begins with the author's two illustrious grandfathers: one, a provincial samurai who became a founding father of the Meiji government; the other, a scion of a wealthy and enterprising peasant family who almost single-handedly developed the silk trade with America.

The last third of “Samurai and Silk” deals in brief with the outstanding family members among the descendants of Arai and Matsukata. The book suffers a bit.

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