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as of 11/21/2019

JAPANESE POLITICAL HISTORY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Political Science
Number & Suffix: 120
Full UC Title: JAPANESE POLITICAL HISTORY 
Transcript Title: JAPAN POLITICAL HIS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course covers selected historical topics from the middle of the nineteenth century to the present with the primary emphasis placed on the period of militarism and fascism in Japan (1930-1940). Students examine a number of major political developments in detail from this period and polish their critical skills by reviewing important works of scholarship. At the end of the course, students understand the political background that surrounds major areas of controversy in Japanese history, especially those that still cause friction with other countries and contribute to a negative image of Japan in foreign news media. Text: THE MAKING OF MODERN JAPAN by Kenneth B. Pyle. Assessment: exams (40%), papers (40%), and in-class Performance (20%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: TOPICS IN MODERN JAPANESE POLITICAL HISTORY 
Partner University Department: SILS - Governance 
Partner University Course Number: GO407