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Thinking about Japanese history

I will look at Japan's history centered on the Emperor. As I look around the Emperor,

Why was the system called Insei possible?
Why was the class called Samurai born?
Why did Japan modernize in a short time?

I can see that the reasons for this are in the connection of a long history.

What is the Japanese political system "Insei"?

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There was a political system called "Insei" in medieval Japan in the 11th and 13th centuries.

It was born in the trend of returning to the emperor-centered political system.

Actually, without "Insei", no samurai society was born. What kind of thing is it?

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What was Japan's Sekkan politics? When did it start?

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The center of medieval politics of Japan is aristocratic members of the court in Kyoto.

That era is called "Heian (平安) era".

Politics of that era is called "Sekkan politics".

Fujiwara clan was also central politics. What kind of political system is it?

Heian period (平安時代)

It is about Japan's era from the late 8th century to the 12th century.

It is regarded as the beginning of the medieval period in Japan.

In the period centered on aristocrats in the imperial court of Kyoto, the samurai finishes by taking power.

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List of emperors of the past in Japan

Japan's Emperor Family crest

Japan has counted from the first generation Emperor of the 125's has existed.

There were emperors with various individualities such as assassinated people, obviously mentally disturbing people, empress, people who become emperor twice.

If you look at them one by one, you can learn about the history of Japan.

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