Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ASIA 219 - MODERN JAPAN

Long Title: MODERN JAPAN
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course will examine the modern history of Japan, roughly 1600 to the present. Through readings, discussion, exams and a research paper, students will engage with modern Japanese history, including warrior culture, engagement with the west, modernization and industrialization, empire, the role of women, democracy and popular protest, war, occupation, and economic growth.