Kokutai No Hongi. Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan. Ed. by Hall, Robert King. With an introd. by Hall, Robert King. Transl. by Gauntlett, John. W. G. Beasley; Kokutai No Hongi: Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan, International Affairs, Volume 26, Issue 2, 1 April , Pages , https. resulting page pamphlet, Kokutai no hongi, was published in March with an initial print run of , copies, although more than two million were.

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Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Nevertheless, some authors, honti Miller Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: For other uses, see Kokutai disambiguation.

Article 4 declares that “the Emperor is the head of mokutai Empire, combining in Himself the rights of sovereignty”, uniting the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, although subject to the “consent of the Imperial Diet”.

Please enter the message. Cardinal principles of the national entity of Japan. This term, and what it meant, were widely inculcated in propaganda.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item While Fukuzawa respected the Emperor of Japanhe believed kokutai did not depend upon myths of unbroken descent from Amaterasu.


The art of persuasion: Kokjtai national debates over kokutai led the Prime Minister Prince Fumimaro Konoe to appoint a committee of Japan’s leading professors to deliberate the matter. Tatsukichi Minobe —a professor emeritus of law at Tokyo Imperial Universitytheorized that under the Meiji Constitution, the emperor was an organ of the state and not a sacrosanct power beyond the state.

The Ministry of Education promulgated it throughout the school system.

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For the leaders of Japan’s “fascist-nationalist clique”, writes Miller You may have already requested this item. The Kokutai-seitai distinction enabled conservatives to identify clearly as KokutaiNational Essence, the “native Japanese”, eternal, and immutable aspects of their polity, derived from history, tradition, and custom, and focused on ni Emperor.

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The Government created a whole perfect new cultural system around the Tennou [Emperor], and the kokutai was kokutau expression of it. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Home About Help Search. In this understanding, the modern system of government under the Meiji Constitution, derived this time from foreign sources, was nothing more than another form of Japanese government, a new seitai.


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The E-mail Address es field is required. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. By”election purification”, originally aimed at corruption, required that no candidate set the people in opposition koktai either the military or the bureaucracy. It was more or less the Japanese “nation’s body” or “national structure”.

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