How did feudal Japan use rice as currency?

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How did feudal Japan use rice as currency?

Feudal Japan:

Feudal Japan was a period starting with the rise of the Kamakura Shogunate in 1185 until the establishment of the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1603 which is generally regarded as the beginning of the early modern period in Japan.

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Feudal Japan did have coinage, but it was all Chinese coinage and thus out of access to many until the Warring States period of the 1500s in which...

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The Lord-Vassal System During Japan's Kamakura Period

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In a feudal system, vassals are subordinates who pledge their loyalty to powerful lords. Learn about the lord-vassal system during Japan's Kamakura period. Explore the Kamakura Shogunate, and review land and loyalty in the Kamakura Shogunate to understand feudalism in Japan, including the beginning of the Samurai class.


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