A significant figure during the time period between the 15th and 18th Century was the Tokugawa Shogunate. The definition of shogun is a “
This shogunate is related to social change because of the change in power of the nation. Instead of the royal Emperor and the nobles being able to make relations with different European countries, the shogunate severe ties with anyone else internationally, which basically isolates them from trading. This effects the nation economically, and culturally because certain goods are not available to the everyday person who may be accustomed to having. Interestingly enough, however, the isolation form the rest of the world jump started Japan into the arts. The Kabuki theatricals became popular, but woman for more than two years were incapable of acting on stage. Since many scripts required a female role, men often had to replace the women and take the part and act. This shows how structure from law can affect society, causing the agency for a man to take the role of a woman, because that is what society wants.