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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The Peace Preservation Law of forbade both forming and belonging to any organization that proposed altering the kokutai or the abolishment of private ,okutai, effectively criminalizing socialism, communism, republicanismdemocracy and other anti-Tenno ideologies.

The form of government, Seitaia secondary concept, then consisted of the historical arrangements for the exercise of political authority.

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Details Additional Physical Format: Subjects Japan — Civilization. Preview this item Preview this item. The national debates over kokutai led the Prime Minister Prince Fumimaro Konoe to appoint a committee ko,utai Japan’s leading professors to deliberate the matter. By”election purification”, originally aimed at corruption, required that no candidate set the people in opposition to kokytai the military or the bureaucracy.

However, as Japanese nationalism grew, questions arose whether the kokutai emperor could be limited by the seitai government. Similar Items Related Subjects: Hirohito evoked the Kokutai in the Jewel Voice Broadcastwhich announced the Japanese acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration unconditional surrender. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, The document known as the Kokutai no Hongi was actually a pamphlet of pages, an official publication of the Japanese Ministry of Educationfirst issued in March and eventually circulated in millions of copies throughout the home islands and the empire.

The Government created a whole perfect new cultural system around the Tennou [Emperor], and the kokutai was the expression of it. Because many religions had figures that distracted from the central emperor, they were attacked, such as the Oomoto sect condemned for worshipping figures other than Amaterasuand inthe Religious Organization authorized the shutting down of any religion that did not conform to the Imperial Way, which the authorities promptly used.


Moreover, the kokutai was the basis of the sovereignty. Miller gives this description.

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Nevertheless, some authors, including Miller You could not be signed in. The Constitution of the Empire of Japan of created a form of constitutional monarchy with the kokutai sovereign emperor and seitai organs of government.

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