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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 276 - The Great Tradition in Japan before 1853

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A survey of the major political, social, religious, intellectual, economic and artistic developments in Japan from earliest times to the opening of Japan in the 1850s. The course will revisit Japan’s emperor system, Shintoism, feudalism, Samurai as a class, selective borrowing from China, Korea, and the West, and the background of Japan’s rapid modernization after the Meiji Restoration. Alternate years. (4 Credits)