21H.155 Modern Japan: 1600 to Present

Class Info

Surveys Japanese history from the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1603 to the present and explores the local and global nature of modernity in Japan. Highlights key themes, including the emergence of a modern nation-state, the rise and fall of the Japanese Empire, the development of mass consumer culture and the middle class, and the continued importance of historical memory in Japan today.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.155 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by H. Nagahara.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21H.155 was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Hiromu Nagahara Subjects Taught site or on the 21H.155 Stellar site.

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