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By Byron K. Marshall

ISBN-10: 0520078217

ISBN-13: 9780520078215

ISBN-10: 0585102953

ISBN-13: 9780585102955

Byron okay. Marshall deals the following a dramatic examine of the altering nature and bounds of educational freedom in prewar Japan, from the Meiji recovery to the eve of worldwide battle II.Meiji leaders based Tokyo Imperial collage within the past due 19th century to supply their new govt with precious technical and theoretical wisdom. an instructional elite, armed with Western studying, steadily emerged and wielded major effect during the country. whilst a few school individuals criticized the behavior of the Russo-Japanese struggle the govt threatened dismissals. the college and management banded jointly, forcing the govt. to go into reverse. by way of 1939, even though, this team spirit had eroded. the traditional reason for this erosion has been the shortcoming of a convention of autonomy between prewar eastern universities. Marshall argues in its place that those later purges resulted from the university's 40-year fixation on institutional autonomy on the rate of educational freedom.Marshall's finely nuanced research is complemented by way of broad use of quantitative, biographical, and archival resources.

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The great majority of those awarded the doctorate in legal studies from 1888 to 1905, fifty-four of sixty-nine, were neither from the four southwestern domains nor from the Tokugawa domain: Place of Employment Todai (N = 26) Kyodai (N = 13) Other public schools (N = 2) Bureaucratic posts (N = 14) Private schools (N = 8) Other (N = 3) Unclear (N = 3) Totals N = 69) From Southwest Domain From Shogunal Domain Educated at Todai Studied Abroad 2 2 23 25 2 0 12 13 0 0 1 1 3 2 8 7 1 0 7 6 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 1 8 (12%) 7 (10% ) 54 (78%) 55 (80%) "Todai" includes the predecessor institutions: Kaisei Gakusho, Daigaku Nanko, and Kaisei Gakko.

15-17. 3. These names accurately reflect the geography: the Daigaku campus was located on the grounds of the old Shohei Academyjust northeast of present-day Ochanomizu Station where the Yushima Seido still stands; the Daigaku Toko was due east of today's Akihabara Station; and the Nanko was due south at Hitotsubashi in Chiyodaku on the grounds of the old Yogakusho. < previous page page_23 next page > < previous page page_24 next page > Page 24 academics from many backgrounds. As a result, within a few short months the nativist studies faculty and their students resumed the battle begun in Kyoto against these rivals.

95-96; Todai, Gojunenshi, vol. 1, pp. 15-17. 3. These names accurately reflect the geography: the Daigaku campus was located on the grounds of the old Shohei Academyjust northeast of present-day Ochanomizu Station where the Yushima Seido still stands; the Daigaku Toko was due east of today's Akihabara Station; and the Nanko was due south at Hitotsubashi in Chiyodaku on the grounds of the old Yogakusho. < previous page page_23 next page > < previous page page_24 next page > Page 24 academics from many backgrounds.

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