Tokugawa Confucian Education: The Kangien Academy of Hirose Tanso (1782-1856)

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This book presents the world of Hirose Tanso, a late Tokugawa period (1603-1868) educator whose goal was to train men of talent in practical learning for the benefit of the country. Tanso founded a private academy called Kangien in Hita City of present-day Oita prefecture. Some 3,000 young men from 64 of the then total 68 provinces of Japan were educated at Kangien during Tanso's 50-year career as educator and administrator. Firm in his conviction that the problems he and others faced in contemporary society would be ...

Tokugawa Confucian Education: The Kangien Academy of Hirose Tanso (1782-1856) 1996, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791428085

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Tokugawa Confucian Education: The Kangien Academy of Hirose Tanso (1782-1856) 1996, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791428078

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