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

Fall 2005

HIS 341M • Modern Japan

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38555 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
UTC 4.134
Metzler

Course Description

Survey of Japanese history from the late Tokugawa period to the end of World War II: the crisis of the samurai state; the Western challenge and the Meiji revolution; modern nationalism and imperialism; industrialization and social change; the democracy movement; the changing position of women; fascism, militarism, and total war. We will focus especially on the subjective experiences of Japanese women and men who lived through and created Japan's distinctive path to modernity.

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