Modern Japan
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course explores the principal themes and issues in modern Japanese history, and encourages thought and reflection on Japan's position in the modern world. From an archipelago little known in Europe, Japan has become the second largest industrial economy in the world, and the most affluent and stable society in East Asia. This remarkable economic, social and political transformation was neither easy nor smooth. This course will chart this transformation topically by examining political, economic, military and social change.{G}

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