20th Century Japan

This course will trace the social, political, and cultural developments in Japan from the first Parliamentary elections in 1890 to the current fiscal crisis in the 1990s. Using a wide range of sources, students will explore major themes in Japan's empire, World War, economic miracle, and troubled role as Asian leader. Major themes will include cross-cultural contact, world systems, and women's history. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.

1 unit — Williams


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 8 20th Century Japan John Williams TBA 25 / 25 06/01/2023
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