Ruling Archive

Different Ruling Classes in Historical Japan

The Ruling Class of Merchants & Professional Classes In feudal Japan, there were three major ruling classes: the samurai ruling class, the merchant class, and the peasant class. Members of the samurai ruling class were nobles or

Tokugawa Shogunate

The Tokugawa Shogunate was a feudal Japanese military government, which existed between  1600 and 1868. At the head of the government was the Shogun. All members are referred to as members of the Tokugawa clan, and these

Ashikaga shogunate

Ashikaga clan was the most powerful military force in the history of Japan. This clan managed to take control of Japan by using their power and cunning. The Ashikaga clan was established by the first shogun, Ashikaga