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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2009

HIS 342C • Postwar Japan

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39035 -TBA


Course Description

Japan since its second modern revolution, the U.S. occupation of 1945-52. Topics include the heritage of the 1930s and of the total war of 194145, Japan's democratic transformation, economic recovery, political division, and high-speed growth, considered as a political-economic, social, and personal process. The course concludes by exploring Japans rise as an economic and increasingly, a cultural superpower since the 1980s, the great recession of the 1990s, and Japans present place in Asia and the world.


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