Adult Education in Japan in the Edo Period

  title={Adult Education in Japan in the Edo Period},
  author={Noboru Toyosawa},
  journal={Adult Education Quarterly},
  pages={18 - 8}
est position of the four classes of people and which consisted of the shogunate’s retainers (bakushin), the guards (hatamoto) and their families, and the groups of lower officials and their children, in the various fiefs, under the shogunate-fief system. It was necessary to make the rulers of the common people, i.e., the leaders, desire this. Indeed, it was a supreme order. So the shogunate and various fiefs without exception set up facilities for educating the samurai and their children. They… Expand