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It was a post station (rest stop) along the Tokaido Highway during the Tokugawa
era (1603—1867). Because of its location in the delta of the Fuji-kawa (Fuji River)
, the city has an ample water supply for its large paper industry. The arrival of ...
A castle town in the Middle Ages, it prospered as a market and post town (rest
stop) during the Tokugawa era (1603~ 1867). Hachioji has long been famous as
a silk-weaving centre. After the late 19th century, the textile industry developed ...
Hayashi Senjm'b 964 Tokyo), scholar who, to ether with his son and grandson,
establish the thought of the reat Chinese Neo-Confucian philosopher hu Hsi as
the ofiicial doctrine of the Tokugawa shogunate (the office through which the
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