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HIST 375 - Modern Japanese History


Traces Japan’s evolution into a 20th-century world power from the Meiji Restoration (1868 C.E.) to the late Showa period. Sociopolitical history is emphasized. Major topics include the nature of the Meiji Restoration itself; the forces affecting Japan’s modernization; internal and external pressures upon the Japanese state (both pre- and post-war); the importance of Tennosei Emperor System; the impact of the Occupation; and Japan’s role in the New World Order.

Prerequisites & Notes: Sophomore or junior or senior status; HIST 280 or HIST 281 or EAST 201 or EAST 202 highly recommended; or permission of instructor.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter



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