HIST 281 History of Modern Japan (4)
This course examines the history of modern Japan from the late Tokugawa period (1800) through the era of Imperial Japan (1868-1945). Topics include: imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries, state modernization efforts and popular responses, the Japanese colonial empire, and the Fifteen Years’ War (1931-1945). Course material will focus on the diverse perspectives and experiences of the Japanese people and colonial subjects.
- General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences
- Offering: Alternate years
- Instructor: McCaffrey