Closed Country Edict Of 1635

 

Closed Country Edict Of 1635

 

  1. It is a legal document because it provides the regulations provided for Japanese ships.
  2. It was written in 1635
  3. The document was written in Japan, it gives the reader idea about the authenticity of the information.
  4. Government of Japan, the author of the document has authority in japan.
  5. Japan nationals
  6. Document Information

 

  1. In the 1600s, no Japanese were allowed in or out the country.
  2. Christianity was prohibited in Japan in 1600s.
  3. Ships were the main means of travelling overseas
  4. This document was to provide regulation in shipping and migration.
  5. The heading indicates it is an edict of 1635
  6. There was persecution of Christianity.
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