The history of relief works in Japan

translated by Bureau of Local Affairs, Home Department


  • Relief works not neglected since the early age-Relief works in the reign of semi-divine Emperors-Relief works in the reign of human Emperors-The rise of Buddhism and a transition of relief works-The establishment of Shitennō-ji Temple and its relief work-Construction works and relief of the poor-Priest Dōtō and the construction of Uji bridge-History of "Gisō"-Relief in time of famine and epidemics-Relief in the time when there were "divine blessings"-Seyaku-in and Hiden-in by the Empress Komyo-Protection of orphans and relief of sufferers from epidemics-Priest Gyoki and his relief and other public works-Relief works by Wake-no-Kiyomaro and Miyake-Kasaomaru-Ono-Minemori's Zokumei-in, an asylum for travellers who fell ill on the road-Priest Jikaku and the protection of foundlings-The administration of Engi period and the relief of the sick-Priest Shaku-Kūya. / 1
  • Priest Shaku-Jūgen and his relief works-Hōjō-Yasutoki's relief in time of famine-Hōjō Tokimune and his charity hospital
  • charity works by Priest Ninshō-Kusunoki-Masashige's view of relief works-Evils of charitable administration in the Ashikaga regime-History and meaning of the "virtuous administration"-Different meanings of the "virtuous administration"-Uyesugi-Kenshin's administration and arrangements for emergencies-Civil administration in the times of Oda-Nobunaga and Toyotomi-Hideyoshi and relief works by the latter. / 14
  • Relief works in the Tokugawa regime-The system of "Tamari"-Civil administration and relief works of Maeda Tsunanori-Census of beggars and their relief in Kaga clan-Lodgings for beggars and Beggar Kiyomitsu-Emigration of the inmates of the beggar's lodgings and the establishment of new villagers-Relief works in Yedo-the Charity Hospital in Yedo-Charity Club by Miura-Baien-Charity Club and mutual relief of villagers-Charity Club and the agreement of villagers-Preservation of the agreement and common ownership of property-Nakai-Chikuzan's "Shasō-shigi"-Satō-Issai's method of relief Matsudaira-Sadanobu's relief in time of famine-Establishment of the Town Association-The location and organization of the Town Association-Town Association and the present Tōkyo Poor-house-Matsudaira-Sadanobu and the Coolie's Homes-Measures adopted by daimyō against the famine of Temmei era-Wise administration of Uyesugi-Harunori-Harunori's measure against famine-Three day's fast and praying at the mausoleum-Protection of sick travellers-Accumulation of rice against famine-Harunori's oath-Financial difficulties of Yonezawa clan and the distress of the people-"A Kirin in Kii and a phoenix in Higo"-Two great calamities in the time of Hosokawa-Shigekata-Preparations against emergency and satisfaction of the people-Shigekata's encouragement of industry and establishment of "Jōheisō"(standing granaries)-His frugality and sympathy with his people-Tsugaru-Nobuaki's relief in time of famine-Cultivation of desolate land as a measures against bad crops-Establishment of "Gisō"(public or charity granaries) and samurai's farming-Saving of surplus money as fund for charity granaries-Nobuaki's command regarding provision against famine and his gifts-The Store-house in Iyo-gōri-"Gisō" at Fukuyama-The History of the granary-The Kannonkō society in Akita-Priest Gessen's contribution towards relief funds-Ninomiya-Sontoku and the famine of Tempo era-Restoration of Sakura-machi-Relief of sufferers from famine in Karasuyama and Odawara clans-Four principles of the teaching of Sontoku-Relief in time of famine by N.Kumagae, a merchant in Kyōto-Extract from the "Precautions Against Famine"-Method of saving rice-Burial Society in Takanebe clan-Meirindō school in Takanabe clan-Satō-Shin'en's plan of a charity hospital-His plan of children's home and Yūji-sho (a sort of kindergarten)-His plan of a charity school-His plan of Kōsai-kwan or the institutuion for relief and other public works-Relief of poor people and construction of bridges by Hamaguchi-Gihei-Gihei's order concerning the relief of aged people and children-His regulations for sustaining and bringing up twins-Shimatsu-Seihin's "Jōhei-so" system-Saigō-Takamori and the "Shasō" in Okinoerabu island-Mujōkō society at Kita-yamato-mura-Kayakō society at Sanakōchi-mura-Conclusion. / 23



書名 The history of relief works in Japan
著作者等 内務省地方局
translated by Bureau of Local Affairs, Home Department
出版元 Bureau for Local Affairs, Home Department
刊行年月 1910
ページ数 76p
大きさ 23cm
言語 英語
出版国 日本