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Japan - Past and Present - JPS121

This unit aims at providing students with a general knowledge of the historical tradition and transition of Japan. The unit begins in ancient Japan and continues through the major periods of Japanese history until the present day. For each period, the key individuals, groups, events and developments, along with the important issues and concepts, will be introduced. Topics covered include the Japanese imperial court and emperors, the rule of the samurai, Japan's national isolation and subsequent modernisation, and WWII and its related events and issues. The underlying theme of the unit will be to examine the links between Japan's history and the Japan of today. This unit is conducted in English and is open to students of any Faculty interested in Japan.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Mio Bryce



NCCW(s): JPN124
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of International Studies

Faculty of Arts

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