Shikano Domain

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Shikano Domain (鹿野藩, Shikano-han) was a Japanese domain of the Edo period. It was associated with Inaba Province in modern-day Tottori Prefecture.[1]

In the han system, Shikano was a political and economic abstraction based on periodic cadastral surveys and projected agricultural yields.[2] In other words, the domain was defined in terms of kokudaka, not land area.[3] 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.

  1. Kamei Korenori[4]
  2. Kamei Masanori[4]

See also[edit]


Map of Japan, 1789 -- the Han system affected cartography
  1. ^ a b "Inaba Province" at; retrieved 2013-4-11.
  2. ^ Mass, Jeffrey P. and William B. Hauser. (1987). The Bakufu in Japanese History, p. 150.
  3. ^ Elison, George and Bardwell L. Smith (1987). Warlords, Artists, & Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century, p. 18.
  4. ^ a b c Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Kamei" at Nobiliare du Japon, p. 14 [PDF 18 of 80]; retrieved 2013-4-25.