2014-2015 Catalog

HIST 1080 Traditional and Modern Japan

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



Course Description

This course examines the historical, cultural, political, and economic aspects of Japan. The course starts in the 1500s by studying the Tokugawa dynasty and its wealthy and powerful rulers and then examines the impact of Eastern and Western influences in Japan including World Wars I and II and the rebuilding and modernization of Japan. The course ends by exploring Japan's present role, influence, and effect on global nationalism.