What is Meiji Period? A Brief Introduction of a Unique Time in Japanese History!
Meiji is the name of a period in time in the Japanese history that started in 1868 with the Meiji Restoration and lasted until 1912. It is often described as the time when Japan took 'its first step to the modernization through reformation of the fundamental systems of the nation based on interactions with other countries'. In this article we will explain the role of this period of time in the modernization of Japan.