A turning point in Japanese history in 1868 when the last shogun was overthrown and the emperor assumed direct control over the nation. The following Meiji Period (1868–1912) was marked by Japan's opening to the West and the establishment of a strong centralized government.
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In the meantime, we continue to support the restoration of fundamental human rights in Cuba.
And how about the matter at hand, the restoration of diplomatic relations?
But while restoration is important, what these initiatives lack is a master conservation plan.
A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.
These days cash-strapped Italy is handing out restoration initiatives to just about anyone willing to pay the bill.
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The restoration of stolen goods was probably dwarfed in his mind by the importance of capturing the stealers.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Surely France must now recognise that he alone could save her; but the second restoration dashed his hopes to the ground.
With the Restoration the Marshal at once accepted the change of government and gave his adhesion to the Bourbons.
Le nombre des Marchaux fut limit et non augment sous la Restoration.