Japanese History

Musashi University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Japanese History

  • Host University

    Musashi University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    This course covers the cultural and social history of Japan from the mid-1850s to the present moment. The course was designed for students without any background in Japanese history. We will begin with an examination of the construction the nation-state of the Japan in the context of an imperialized East Asia. Through a selection of translations, secondary sources, we will discuss how people were enrolled in the making of Japan and how their participation in the construction of this empire differed depending on their gender, class, and ethnicity.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.