HIST 318 Modern Japan (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : A survey of the cultural, social, political, and economic history of modern Japan, from the Meiji Restoration of 1868 to the present day, encompassing the formation of the modern Japanese nation-state, war and reconstruction, and the period of high growth to the recessionary 1990s. Major themes of the place of Japan in modern East Asia, the history of colonialism, the formation of capitalism, and postwar Japan under US hegemony, will be discussed.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-318D or 101-293A