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HIS391 Modern Japan Since 1853

Subject: HIS
Course Number: 391
Credits: 4 Credits
Available Online: No
This course traces the dramatic social, political, economic, cultural, military, and other changes in Japan, beginning with Japan�s first contacts with the west in the nineteenth century. Japan�s 1868 revolution against the shogun, establishment of an authoritarian oligarchy, wars with China and Russia, creation of an empire, social and political struggles, wars in China, confrontation with and loss to America, rebuilding, and economic emergence will be discussed. Student participation is emphasized.
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