While the Meiji Restoration was going on, where was everybody else? We’ll start trying to answer that question today with a look at an uprising in 1866 in the region of Shindatsu.
Vlastos, Stephen. Peasant Protests and Uprisings in Tokugawa Japan
Pratt, Edward. Japan’s Protoindustrial Elite: The Economic Foundations of the Gounou
Vanoverbeke, Dimitri. Community and State in the Japanese Farm Village