The Analysis on the Process of Urbanization in Meiji Japan
|Keywords||Japan Meiji period Urbanization Industrialization|
The urbanization of the Meiji period in Japan is an important stage of urbanization in Japan , can be broadly divided into two periods . First period, the preparation stage of urbanization , the main features of the urban form by feudal city transition to the modern city , the rise of a group of modern industrial , commercial , cultural , military city . In this process of change , the Meiji government has played a leading role . Into the 1890s the rise of the industrial revolution into the second period , Japan's initial industrialization , the city 's economy is becoming increasingly apparent , with the strengthening of the professional division of labor between the city , the formation of Keihin , Hanshin , Kitakyushu The big cities belt . Industrialization is the main driving force of urbanization during this period . The urbanization of the Meiji period brought great impact to the socio-economic development in Japan : it promote the industrialization process , deepen rural commercialization , thereby changing the urban-rural relations . At the same time , during this period of the Meiji government policy inheritance, such as successive governments after the household registration policy , urban planning , compared with development. Although there are some problems also in the process of urbanization in the Meiji period in Japan , but Japan's experience of today 's China is still quite reference .