In the han system, Tottori was a political and economic abstraction based on periodic cadastral surveys and projected agricultural yields. In other words, the domain was defined in terms of kokudaka, not land area. This was different from the feudalism of the West.
List of daimyo
The hereditary daimyo were head of the clan and head of the domain.
The monuments at the graves of Tottori daimyo have a common feature. They are each resting ont he back of a turtle.
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- "Tottori" at Edo 300 (Japanese)
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