Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 242

Early Modern Japan 1600-1868


Description

Explores the social, economic and political tensions within Early Modern Japan, with an emphasis on the dynamics of the social status system. Topics include the political landscape, the outlawing of Christianity, urban and rural cultures, anti-foreignism and relations with the West and the nineteenth-century crisis that pushed Japan towards a new modernity.

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Ellen Nakamura

Points

HISTORY 242: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 342


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