Fukuzawa Yukichi: from samurai to capitalist. [Helen M Hopper] — “Trace the career of Fukuzawa Yukichi, who began life as a lower-level samurai during the. Although he embraced much from Western thought, he never let go of his early Confucian training. Fukuzawa never entered public office, but his influence. Fukuzawa Yukichi: From Samurai to Capitalist (Library of World Biography Series ) (), , Helen M. Hopper,

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The name field is required. Sam rated it liked it Jul 17, With such a self-determining social morality, Fukuzawa hoped to instill in the people of Japan a sense of their individual personal strength, and through that personal strength, build a nation to rival all others. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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He gave the example that, at that time, China was relatively civilized in comparison to some of the African colonies, and European nations were the most civilized of all. In he founded Keio Universitythe first Japanese university to be independent of the government, which produced many business leaders. Don’t have an account?

Want to Read saving…. Fukuzawa compiled the information collected during these travels in his famous work Seiyo Jijo ” Conditions in The West “which he published in ten volumes inand Sign Up Already have an access code? This text is also available as a SafariX WebBook. Travers Turmelle rated it really liked it Dec 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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At the age of 14, Fukuzawa entered a school of Dutch studies, or Rangaku a Japanese term used to describe Western knowledge and science during the period before the mid-nineteenth century, when the Dutch were the only Westerners in Japan. The E-mail message field sakurai required. From Samurai to Capitalist.

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Library of World Biography 1 – 10 of 20 books. Fukuzawa helped the Japanese people to understand their situation, leave behind their bitterness over American and European forced treaties and “imperialism,” and move forward. Journalists — Japan — Biography.


By the time of his death, Fukuzawa was revered as one of the founders of modern Japan. Cheryl rated it really liked it Apr 25, Mar 01, James Norton added it.

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