Fukuzawa Yukichi From Samurai to Capitalist (Library of World Biography Series) (Library of World Biography) by Helen M. Hopper

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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Textbooks,
  • History: World,
  • Japan,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • 1835-1901,
  • Biography,
  • Educators,
  • Fukuzawa, Yukichi,,
  • Journalists,
  • Officials and employees

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9371422M
ISBN 100321078020
ISBN 109780321078025

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Fukuzawa Yukichi was born on 10 January at the height of the Tokugawa Shogunate’s strictly hierarchical society. His father belonged to the lower two-thirds of the society; according to the laws of the then society, a lower samurai would not overtake an upper samurai regardless of one’s talents and merit.

The intellectual and social theorist Yukichi Fukuzawa wrote An Encouragement of Learning (–) as a series of pamphlets while completing his critical masterpiece, An Outline of a Theory of Civilization (). These closely linked texts illustrate the core tenets of his philosophical outlook: freedom and equality as inherent to human nature, independence as the goal of any individual Brand: Columbia University Press.

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