Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023


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ASIA 219 001 (CRN: 14358)


Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Lu, Sidney
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Analyzing Diversity: Yes
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 23
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2024 1:25AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM T
Description: This course will examine the modern history of Japan, roughly 1600 to the present. Through readings, discussion, exams and a research activity, 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.