HIST 344

Modern Japan

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Main themes in Japanese history from the early 19th century to the present.

When Taught

Winter Odd Years

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.

Title

Critical Interpretation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to interpret and discuss the meanings and historical and historiographical value of primary and secondary source texts.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze historical arguments and place them in a historiographical context.

Title

Historical Knowledge of Japan from the early 19th century to the present

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments in Japanese history from the early 19th century to the present.