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Mito school

Mito school. A school (of Tokugawa period, 17th–19th cent.), of neo-Confucian and neo-Shinto thought in Japan. Initially inspired by the writings of the Chinese neo-Confucianist Chu Hsi (1130–1200 CE), the school produced an influential book called The History of Great Japan (Dai nihon shi) which stressed the divine origins of the nation and Japan's history as a sacred tradition.

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Mito (mē´tō), city (1990 pop. 234,968), capital of Ibaraki prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Naka River. It is chiefly a communications center. It produces electrical machinery, iron and steel products, chemicals, furniture, and handicrafts. From 1606 Mito was the seat of a branch of the Tokugawa family. The city's Tokiwa Park is one of the greatest landscape gardens of Japan.

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