Feb 24, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 216 - History of Modern Japan


4 credit(s)
Introduces students to the history of modern Japan, from the Meiji Restoration of 1868 to the present. Major themes and events include Japan’s development as a nation-state, its colonial empire, the Asia-Pacific War, and its “miraculous” postwar recovery and growth. Although the course ostensibly surveys the history of a single nation and society, the emphasis will be on how this history relates to broader socio-economic and political phenomena throughout the world. Offered alternate years. Counts toward core requirement: International Perspectives.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: International Perspectives and Historical Context.



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