Tsunayoshi (1646-1709), the fifth Tokugawa shogun, is viewed by many as a tyrant. His Laws of Compassion, which made the maltreatment of dogs an offense punishable by death, earned him the nickname Dog Shogun. This work presents an analysis of Tsunayoshi's background, which sheds new light on his personality and his policies.This work presents an analysis of Tsunayoshia#39;s background, which sheds new light on his personality and his policies.
|Title||:||The Dog Shogun|
|Author||:||Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey|
|Publisher||:||University of Hawaii Press - 2006|