... armed with shuinjo (lit. vermilion-stamped permits) issued by the bakufu, sailed between Japan and Macao, Luzon, Siam, ... With regard to Christianity, leyasu adopted and pursued the policy of prohibition initiated by Hideyoshi, but it was not rigidly enforced throughout the country. ... In protest against these measures, the Jesuits of Amakusa and Shimabara in Kyushu rose in revolt in the winter of 1637, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The New Official Guide: Japan|
|Author||:||Nihon Kōtsū Kōsha|