HTY 437: History of Modern Japan
Instructor: Dr. Peter Lodge
Time: MW 3:30-4:45PM
Location: Stevens Hall 155
Course Number: 86021
Course Description: Survey of social, economic, cultural and political development in Japan from the last period of feudalism to the present day. Social and political structures, value changes, the rise of militarism and fascism, the effects of the Pacific War, popular movements, modernization problems and progress, and relations with the United States and the rest of the world will be discussed.
General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Social Contexts and Institutions Requirements.
Prerequisites: Three credits of History or permission.
Course Typically Offered: Variable