ANS 361 • 22-Japanese Foreign Policy
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
This course is designed to introduce upper-level undergraduates to the foreign and domestic determinants of Japanese foreign policy-making and international relations from the beginning of the modern era (1868) to the present. We will address a wide range of issues, including the Sino-Japanese to Russo-Japanese Wars, the Pacific War, the Japanese foreign policy-making proccess, postwar trade and security relations between Japan and the U. S., Japan's role in Asia, and the implications of the ongoing nuclear crisis in North Korea for Japan.
Kenneth B. Pyle, The Japan Question: Power and Purpose in a New Era Reading Packet (available at beginning of semester)