Kokura Domain

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Kokura Castle

Kokura Domain (小倉藩, Kokura-han)', also known as "Kawara-han" (香春藩) or then "Toyotsu-han" (豊津藩), was a Japanese domain of the Edo period. It was associated with Buzen Province in modern-day Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.

In the han system, Kokura was a political and economic abstraction based on periodic cadastral surveys and projected agricultural yields.[1] In other words, the domain was defined in terms of kokudaka, not land area.[2] This was different from the feudalism of the West.

List of daimyo[edit]

The hereditary daimyo were head of the clan and head of the domain.

Japanese Crest Marunouti ni Futatu Hiki.svg Hosokawa clan, 1600-1632 (tozama; 399,000 koku)

  1. Tadaoki
  2. Tadatoshi

Mon ogasawara.svg Ogasawara clan, 1632-1871 (fudai; 150,000 koku)

  1. Tadazane
  2. Tadataka
  3. Tadamoto
  4. Tadafusa
  5. Tadamitsu
  6. Tadakata
  7. Tadaakira
  8. Tadahiro
  9. Tadatoshi
  10. Tadanobu

See also[edit]


Map of Japan, 1789 -- the Han system affected cartography
  1. ^ Mass, Jeffrey P. and William B. Hauser. (1987). The Bakufu in Japanese History, p. 150.
  2. ^ Elison, George and Bardwell L. Smith (1987). Warlords, Artists, & Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century, p. 18.

External links[edit]

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