GOVT 1623

GOVT 1623

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

In 1868, samurai revolutionaries and their allies seized the reins of power and established a new capital they called Tokyo. Against all odds, this fragile regime survived and made Tokyo a center of power that would transform both Japan and the world. This survey of Japanese history explores the rise and fall of Japan as a modern imperial power; its foreign relations; its economic and scientific development from "feudalism" to futuristic technologies; and Japan's many modern revolutions, from the rule of the samurai to Westernization and democracy, from democratic collapse to fascism and World War II, and from Japan's postwar rebirth to the present. We will examine not only big events but also everyday life, including gender and sexuality, family and schools, and art and popular culture.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, GLC-AS, HST-AS)

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: ASIAN 2222CAPS 1622HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19085 GOVT 1623   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19086 GOVT 1623   DIS 201

    • T Uris Hall G26
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19087 GOVT 1623   DIS 202

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19088 GOVT 1623   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19089 GOVT 1623   DIS 204

    • W Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19090 GOVT 1623   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19091 GOVT 1623   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19092 GOVT 1623   DIS 207

    • R McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19318 GOVT 1623   DIS 208

    • T McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19319 GOVT 1623   DIS 209

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person