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

Credits: 3