Modern Japan: 1600 to Present

TR 11-12:30, 2-103

Surveys Japanese history from the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1603 to the present and explores the local and global nature of modernity in Japan. Highlights key themes, including the emergence of a modern nation-state, the rise and fall of the Japanese Empire, the development of mass consumer culture and the middle class, and the continued importance of historical memory in Japan today.

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Offered Fall 2021

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.151

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MW 3:30-5, 56-180
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Not Offered This Term