This week, we take a look at the peasant uprisings in Aizu domain in 1868 to continue our exploration of the question: where were all the peasants in the Meiji Restoration?
Vlastos, Stephen. Peasant Protests and Uprisings in Tokugawa Japan
Pratt, Edward. Japan’s Protoindustrial Elite: The Economic Foundations of the Gounou
Bowen, Rodger. Rebellion and Democracy in Meiji Japan
Magagna, Victor V. Communities of Grain: Rural Rebellion in Comparative Perspective