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November 21, 2022

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Description

This course 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.

It 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

Course Curriculum

  • Building Pax Tokugawa Unlimited
  • Samurai Disorder Unlimited
  • Troubles at Home, Dangers from Abroad Unlimited
  • Overthrowing the Shogunate Unlimited
  • From “Restoration” to “Revolution” Unlimited
  • Building a Civilized Nation Unlimited
  • The Culture of Enlightenment Unlimited
  • Democracy and Constitutional Government Unlimited
  • Meiji Imperialism Unlimited
  • Japan’s “Imperial Democracy” Unlimited
  • Sounds and Visions of Modernity Unlimited
  • Ideologies of Crises Unlimited
  • Japan’s “World War II” Unlimited
  • War Abroad and at Home Unlimited
  • The Allied Occupation Unlimited
  • Democracy in Theory and Practice Unlimited

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