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Bunroku

Japanese era

Bunroku (文禄) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tenshō and before Keichō. This period started in December 1592 and ended in 1596.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Yōzei-tennō (後陽成天皇).[2]

The nengō Bunroku means "Enlightened Benevolence".[3]

Events of the Bunroku eraEdit

 
Japanese ships land at Pusan in the 1st year of Bunroku

Land reform and a general census of the population and a national survey are undertaken in 1589-1595.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 265. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  3. Watsky, Andrew Mark (2004). Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan. University of Washington Press. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-295-98327-1.
  4. Klaproth, Julius von (1834). Nipon o dai itsi ran: ou Annales des empereurs du Japon. Oriental Translation Fund. p. 405.
  5. Cholmondeley, Lionel Berners. (1915). The History of the Bonin Islands from the Year 1827 to the Year 1876; retrieved 2011-12-7..
  6. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 739. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 993. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.

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Bunroku 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
1592 1593 1594 1595 1596
Preceded by:
Tenshō
Era or nengō:
Bunroku
Succeeded by:
Keichō