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  Edo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tokugawa shogunate was established in 1603 with Edo as its seat of government (de facto capital).
Edo was devastated repeatedly by fires, the Meireki no Taika of 1657 perhaps having been the most serious one: an estimated 100,000 people perished in the flames.
During the Edo period, the Shogunate appointed administrators (machi bugyo) to oversee the government of Edo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edo   (322 words)

 Edo period - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The period marks the governance of the Edo or Tokugawa Shogunate which was officially established in 1603 by the first Edo shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu.
The beginning of the Edo period coincides with the last decades of the Nanban trade period, during which intense interaction with European powers, on the economic and religious plane, took place.
It is at the beginning of the Edo period that Japan built her first ocean-going Western-style warships, such as the San Juan Bautista, a 500-ton galleon-type ship that transported a Japanese embassy headed by Hasekura Tsunenaga to the Americas, which then continued to Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edo_period   (4947 words)

 Japan's sustainable society in the Edo period (1603-1867) | EnergyBulletin.net | Peak Oil News Clearinghouse
These are some of many kinds of collectors and recyclers of the Edo Period who made it possible for the society to use all of its goods and materials for long periods of time and to reduce the amount of new materials needed.
During the Edo Period, about 80 percent of daily commodities was made from the solar energy of the previous year and 95 percent was derived from solar energy received in the past three years.
This means that the Edo society was a sustainable society in which almost everything needed for living was provided by solar energy of the past two or three years.
www.energybulletin.net /5140.html   (3091 words)

 Edo Firemen
Firemen in Edo, the old Japanese capital today known as Tokyo, were regarded with a mixture of admiration and fear.
Edo firefighters were equipped with heavy, multi-layer jackets for their protection.
During the Edo period several precautions to prevent fires from breaking out and from spreading were introduced and became mandatory laws.
www.artelino.com /articles/edo_firemen.asp   (943 words)

Edo lets you combine and manipulate video files, 3D sequences and still images in a non-destructive way using a powerful node graph visual interface.
At the heart of Edo is the composition tree, a graph that offers a unified view of all the operations that result in the final image.
Edo lets you trim and time-stretch the clips within the composition (tip - use Ctrl- or Alt-click on the timeline in the Source node inspector to easily set In and Out times for the clip).
www.anioni.com /edo   (440 words)

 Edo-ya Tokyo Cuisine Restaurant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edo, as most historians recognize is the former name of Japan’s largest city and capitol – Tokyo.
In 1869 the Emperor Meiji decided to move to Edo, and in 1889 the new Imperial Palace was constructed.
It is a symbol of culture and cuisine that is embraced in all aspects at Edo-ya Tokyo Cuisine in Fresno, California.
www.edo-yarestaurant.com /history.html   (527 words)

 Chapter 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edo was known to its inhabitants as the city of blossoms.
In the Meiji period, the symbiotic culture of the Edo period was rejected as backward and chaotic.
Edo komon is characterized by a repeat pattern of tine motifs and is produced with a paste-resist dyeing techniques.
www.kisho.co.jp /Books/book/chapter4.html   (6431 words)

 Architronic v6n1.04 The Fireworks of Edo
Edo's - former Tokyo's - prosperity started in 1600 when the grounds of a small fishing village were chosen as the seat of the Tokugawa family.
Edo, as a city of the ephemeron, was developed in a radically different way from the Western ideal of the stabilitas loci.
Edo's fireworks were one of the main spectacles of the "floating world" that celebrated the temporal pleasures of Edo.
architronic.saed.kent.edu /v6n1/v6n1.04d.html   (958 words)

 EDO Key Developments: Investing - MSN Money
EDO Corporation announced that the Company together with Terma A/S has entered into a teaming agreement to jointly develop an Enhanced Smart Triple Ejector Rack (ESTER) to be used on the F-16.
EDO Corporation announced that as a result of the continued timing uncertainty surrounding future orders of Warlock electronic force protection systems, the Company revised its fiscal 2006 revenue guidance provided on February 23, 2006.
EDO Corporation announced that it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common shares of $0.03 per share, payable on June 2, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 5, 2006.
news.moneycentral.msn.com /ticker/sigdev.asp?Symbol=EDO   (372 words)

 Edo Period
Edo period started with establishment of the Edo Shogun ate, and it came to the end of Edo period when the political power was returned to the Imperial Court.
Edo period had the longest Shogun ate in Japanese history and controled by Tokugawa family for 273 years, and it was considered that the Edo period was much stable than other time periods in Japanese history except for Jomon period in Japanese prehistory.
Edo, where the Edo shogun ate was, had the highest population in Japan.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/japan/edo/edo-p.htm   (1182 words)

He had expressed the view that Edo parents should be encouraged to speak the Edo language to their children at home.
The image of the traditional Edo as cynical, pessimistic and cowardly is false, given the philosophical foundations of the culture.
Consequently, preserving any old form of the Edo language cannot be of much use to posterity.This is true of all human languages.Hence, for example we talk of “old” or “middle” or “modern” this and that language.
www.edo-nation.net /eghar3.htm   (6590 words)

 Edo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edo was born in Czechoslovakia on June 23, 1993.
In November 1996 Edo was purchased by Deputy Cindy Alexander.
Deputy Edo, thinking his partner needed his help, leapt from the unit and was struck by the speeding vehicle.
www.camemorial.org /k9/edo.htm   (262 words)

 ArtLex on Art of the Edo Period or Era
The Edo period was preceded by the Momoyama period (1490-1573).
The late Edo period was an urban moment; Tokyo in the 18th century was the largest city in the world.
Noh robe (Nuihaku), Edo period (1615-1868), second half of the 18th century, silk embroidery and gold leaf on satin, height 61 1/4 inches (155.6 cm), width at sleeves 21 1/8 inches (53.7 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/e/edo.html   (500 words)

 Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer: Edo van Belkom
Edo's degree is in Creative Writing from Toronto's York University, and there's an irony in that: he is the most practical, down-to-earth wordsmith I've ever met.
Edo was quickly made a contributing editor of the Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and Canadian membership representative for the Horror Writers Association; this past year he's served on HWA's elections search committee, and is in his second year on SFWA's Board of Directors (as Canadian Regional Director).
Edo's first novel, Wyrm Wolf, was the only entry in White Wolf's initial Worlds of Darkness line to make it to the Locus bestseller's list, and, against all the odds, it went on to be a finalist for HWA's Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel of the Year.
www.sfwriter.com /vanbelko.htm   (1065 words)

 EDO News
EDO will be performing Saturday April 8th, 2006 at Abilene on South Street in Philly.
EDO will be performing Saturday December 10th at Abilene on South Street in Philly featuring our new drummer, Hoagy.
EDO is in the process of rehearsing with Hoagy with a plan to record the next CD and perform some upcoming shows.
www.liveatthespace.com /edo/pages/news.htm   (495 words)

 WebMuseum: Art of the Edo Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Tokugawa shogunate of the Edo period gained undisputed control of the government in 1603 with a commitment to bring peace and economic and political stability to the country; in large measure it was successful.
One of the dominant themes in the Edo period was the repressive policies of the shogunate and the attempts of artists to escape these strictures.
The foremost of these was the closing of the country to foreigners and the accoutrements of their cultures, and the imposition of strict codes of behavior affecting every aspect of life, the clothes one wore, the person one married, and the activities one could or should not pursue.
www.ibiblio.org /wm/paint/tl/japan/edo.html   (508 words)

 Edo Japan - Menu: Traditional Teppan
Yakisoba noodles are quickly grilled and tossed in our own Edo Japan noodle sauce, then topped with a combination of delicately sliced beef and chopped mushrooms that have been grilled to perfection, "Teppan Style" and served with a vegetable medley of carrots, cabbage and broccoli and topped with Edo Japan's signature teriyaki sauce.
Yakisoba noodles are quickly grilled and tossed in our own Edo Japan noodle sauce, then topped with a combination of tender chicken slices and chopped button mushrooms Add to this, a mix of fresh vegetables; carrots, cabbage and broccoli and topped with Edo Japan's signature teriyaki sauce.
Edo Japan periodically offers test or promotional products or regional specific items that may not be offered in all locations for which nutritional information may not be readily available.
www.edojapan.com /menu.html   (507 words)

 CD Baby: EDO: Edo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
EDO is brilliantly produced by Bay Area guitarist Drew Youngs, and features a host of world-class support players, among them well-known drummer Paul Van Wageningen.
Edo's a great fucking bassist, man! One cannot help being absorbed in his obviously amative relationship with his art and his instrument.
Edo's new CD "Edo" has a mesmerizing quality to it that I find both compelling and peaceful – certainly it is music for the imagination.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/edo   (1187 words)

 Edo Japanese Beds
Our Edo bedroom furniture includes many of the design ideas found in Japan at that time, while at the same time, creating a fresh, new look that is decidedly modern.
Our new Edo Vertical Dresser, or High Chest is a great choice for those who want a dresser with great looks and plenty of storage space, while at the same time wanting one that take up less space in the room.
Ideal as a perfect compliment to the full Edo Bedroom set, the High Chest offers plenty of spacious storage by means of 6 full size drawers, while at the same time occupying a minimum of area, only 19" deep by 28" wide.
www.haikudesigns.com /edo-beds.htm   (684 words)

 Edo Society
The article describes the development of the popular Japanese print as the result of the political, social and economic environment of the times in which they were made and the people for whom they were produced.
Part four is a short description of the urban Edo culture as the socioeconomic basis for woodblock printing.
The single-sheet print (ichimaie) developed in the 1660's out of illustrations for early books, from which it should be distinguished, for the ichimaie, being less demanding of wealth and literacy, soon spread to all classes of merchants and artisans, and even to the countryside in the nineteenth century.
www.artelino.com /articles/edo_society.asp   (596 words)

EDO wants you to hear the record, to see the band, to smell the confusion, and to taste the sauce.
EDO desires to spread its work as far and as wide as possible (which is pretty far and wide).
EDO wants to play on your stage, perform in your city, whoop it up on your airwaves, and sleep on your couch.
www.cs.berkeley.edu /~ddgarcia/edo.html   (573 words)

 Extended Data Out (EDO) DRAM
EDO memory has been hyped up a great deal, but in real world performance it offers a minimal speed increase over FPM memory.
EDO memory costs the same amount to manufacture as FPM, and due to its prominence in the market now is actually usually cheaper than FPM despite being newer and faster.
EDO memory is still not usually suitable for high-speed (75 MHz and higher) memory buses, since it is really not that different than FPM overall.
www.pcguide.com /ref/ram/techEDO-c.html   (451 words)

 Expanding Edo Art
He said that the workshop had been inspired by the exhibition "Edo: Art in Japan 1615-1868" that was shown at the National Gallery in Washington DC from November 1998 to February 1999.
The title "Expanding Edo Art" was intended to suggest the need to expand categories and to reconsider in a cross-disciplinary way what is meant both by "Edo" and by "art." The workshop was organized into four sessions, with three "provocateurs" per session.
In general, in the Edo period there was an iconography of absence, or the representation of absence, as in the case of Edo Castle drawn with a cloud obscuring it.
www.columbia.edu /~hds2/expanding.htm   (5390 words)

 Edo, Jacobs Edoite Rex - Resume   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Edo, J.E. A Case For the Masses of Edo State.
Edo, J. "E-mail: The State of the Art" February 1998.
Edo, J. "Design of a Pulse Width Modulated voltage fed Inverter system for uninterruptable power supply" June 1999.
edo_rexy.tripod.com /Resume.html   (206 words)

 Japanese history: Edo Period
In 1603, Ieyasu was appointed Shogun by the emperor and established his government in Edo (Tokyo).
The most important philosophy of Tokugawa Japan was Neo-Confucianism, stressing the importance of morals, education and hierarchical order in the government and society: A strict four class system existed during the Edo period: at the top of the social hierarchy stood the samurai, followed by the peasants, artisans and merchants.
In 1867-68, the Tokugawa government fell because of heavy political pressure, and the power of Emperor Meiji was restored.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2128.html   (752 words)

 EDO Mail: Secure, outsourced email with virus-scanning
EDO Mail delivers powerful email facilities as a service.
Connections to the EDO Mail server can be secured using SSL encryption.
The EDO Mail infrastructure is secured to a high level, with: tiered firewall and network architecture, 24/7 security management, incident response pager.
www.edo.ie /mail.html   (229 words)

 Edo on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
EDO: Forms processing and data capture solution from EDO to aid progress towards clinical governance...
EDO: Edo to demonstrate new forms processing and document storage solutions at Show.
Inventive Edo: technology before its time: an exhibition at the National Science Museum in Tokyo this summer showcased the remarkable inventiveness and creativity of Edo-period (1603-1868) Japan.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/X/X-E1do.asp   (251 words)

 Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire . Enter Edo | PBS
After becoming supreme ruler in the late 16th century, Tokugawa Ieyasu moved Japan's capitol to Edo, (now known as Tokyo) transforming the sleepy fishing village into the country's premier political and economic center.
Ieyasu and his heirs forced the country's daimyo lords to finance the expansion of Edo, and to live in the city during part of every other year.
In Edo, a diverse population flourished amidst a cultural and economic renaissance.
www.pbs.org /empires/japan/enteredo.html   (139 words)

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