Goshoin atai

  • Japanese: 御書院当 (goshoin atai)

The goshoin atai was a high-ranking office within the government of the Ryukyu Kingdom, which handed down directives from the sessei (prime minister / regent) and Sanshikan (Council of Three).


  • Marco Tinello, "The termination of the Ryukyuan embassies to Edo : an investigation of the bakumatsu period through the lens of a tripartite power relationship and its world," PhD thesis, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia (2014), 141.