Obama Domain

The Obama Domain (小浜藩, Obama-han?) was a Japanese domain in the Edo period. It is associated with Wakasa Province in modern-day Fukui Prefecture on the island of Honshu.

In the han system, Obama was a political and economic abstraction based on periodic cadastral surveys and projected agricultural yields. In other words, the domain was defined in terms of kokudaka, not land area. This was different than the feudalism of the West.

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