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CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE HISTORY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Number & Suffix: 115
Full UC Title: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE HISTORY 
Transcript Title: CONTEMP JAPAN HIST 
UC QTR Units - Division: 2.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the foundations of historical study through a close reading of primary and secondary sources on the history of contemporary Japan. This course spends the term reading John Dower's Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II and discusses the occupation period and the first steps Japan took in recovering from the Second World War. It examines political, societal, and economic issues relating to Japan's recovery from defeat in the war. The course provides a framework for understanding the history of postwar Japan and a familiarity with the use of primary and secondary sources in historical research. Text: John Dower, EMBRACING DEFEAT: JAPAN IN THE WAKE OF WORLD WAR II. Assessment: class attendance and participation (25%), three in-class presentation (30%), and 6-page final paper (45%). 
Language of Instruction: English
Japanese
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTORY READINGS IN CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE HISTORY 
Partner University Department: History 
Partner University Course Number: HST228E/J