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Viewing: HIST 3621 : History of Modern Japan

Last approved: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:23:46 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:01:07 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
HIST
3621
History of Modern Japan
History of Modern Japan
201501
3
Course Type
Lecture
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Corequisites

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Japan’s dramatic transformation from an isolated island country to Asia's only modern colonial empire, from unprecedented defeat to postwar "economic miracle." Emphasis on historical, political, economic, and cultural trends.
After the completion of this course, students will • have a firm grasp of the development of modern Japan including key institutions, events and personalities; • develop an appreciation of how present-day Japan has come about and how its modern history continues shape its present and future; • possess skills to analyze historical texts & images produced about Japan in the modern era.

Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Asian Studies-Hist & Cult
ESIA-Asia GCR (Pre2010)
ESIA-History of IR-Non US
ESIA-Asia Conc (2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (Pre 2010)
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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