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Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Hida Province highlighted

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View of Hida Province, woodblock print by Hiroshige, 1853
Hida bridge, woodblock print by Hokusai

In the late 1580s, Kanamori Nagachika occupied Hida Province.[2] Kanamori's heirs held the province through the Edo Period when it came under direct rule by the Tokugawa shogunate.[3]

In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Hida Province were reformed in the 1870s.[4]

Shrines and Temples

Hidaichinomiya-Minashi jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Hida. [5]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hida" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 307.
  2. Schell, Scott. (1999). The Rousing Drum: Ritual Practice in a Japanese Community, p. 48.
  3. Inumaru, Tadashi. (1992). The Traditional Crafts of Japan: Lacquerware, p. 126.
  4. Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
  5. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-1-17.

Other websites

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