Merchant in Edo period took the lowest position on shinoukoushou social structure that was influenced of Chinese's confucianism. This article explain how merchant in Edo period operated a business by making a merchant house.. There were various positions and responsibilities for the employees in the merchant house. These positions sometimes changed, affected by vertical mobility. New persfective and finder in this research that political regulation such as Sakoku and Sankin Kotai had a big imfact of vertical social mobilities.This research was conducted with history and sociolical approach based on literature studies. This is a qualitative research with descriptive analysis.
|Pages (from-to)||865 - 871|
|Journal||International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Mar 2018|
- Merchant class, Merchant house, Edo period, Vertical mobility, Japan