21H.155 Modern Japan: 1600 to Present
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 be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by H. Nagahara.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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