World War II in Asia

Examines World War II in the Asia-Pacific region, starting with the rise of the Japanese Empire after World War I and ending with the Allied occupation of Japan from 1945 to 1952. Highlights the diverse and, at times, contradictory forces in politics, society, and culture that shaped the wartime experiences of the empire’s inhabitants.

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Offered Fall 2021

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category

Pre-Modern China

MW 3:30-5, 56-180
Tristan Brown Introductory HASS-H

Modern Japan: 1600 to Present

TR 11-12:30, 2-103
Hiromu Nagahara Introductory HASS-H

Not Offered This Term