Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

ASIA 320 - THE WORLD OF THE SAMURAI

Long Title: THE WORLD OF THE SAMURAI
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Who were the samurai? Through readings, writing, and discussions, we will undertake an in-depth examination of the world in which the samurai lived, questioning common myths about samurai culture. Students will investigate the samurai through thematic units on political history, military strategy, literature, art, and sense of values.