The Failed Attempt to Move the Emperor to Yamaguchi and the Fall of the Ōuchi

@article{Conlan2015TheFA,
  title={The Failed Attempt to Move the Emperor to Yamaguchi and the Fall of the Ōuchi},
  author={Thomas Donald Conlan},
  journal={Japanese Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={35},
  pages={185 - 203}
}
  • T. Conlan
  • Published 4 May 2015
  • History
  • Japanese Studies
This article seeks to explain the sudden fall of the Ōuchi in 1551. It argues that the Ōuchi, the lords of the West, were established as a powerful force in sixteenth-century Japan, and that their home city of Yamaguchi reflected their wider influence and prosperity. In 1551, however, this came to a sudden end with the suicide of Ōuchi Yoshitaka and the swift fall of the family. This development, which has never been properly explained, stems from an ambitious but ultimately unsuccessful… 
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