Japanese Issues II (Introductory Japanese History） University of Tsukuba
In this course, we will read about and discuss history of Japan starting from the formation of Japan till the end of feudal era.
- Understand the basic flow of the Japanese history. - Learn the important historical events that have affected the Japanese society, and - Summarize your idea of what the Japanese history means to the Japanese people.
Communication ability 25% Ability for critical and creative thinking 25% Broad perspective and international character 25% Cooperative, independent, and autonomous attitudes 25%
Class participation in class discussion (5%) In-class quiz (5%) On-line quiz (15%) Final Examination (75%)
This introductory course will offer a survey of major topics in Japanese history from the Joumon Period to the end of the 19th century.Class Introduction Ch.1: Prehistory to AsukaCh.2: Nara PeriodCh.3: Heian PeriodCh.4: Kamakura PeriodCh.5: Muromachi PeriodCh.6 Azuchi Momoyama PeriodCh.7 Edo Period pp.86 (the battle of Sekigahara ~ 100 (Meireki Fire)Ch.7 Edo Period pp.100 (Hokusai and Hiroshige) ~ 114 (Genroku culture)Ch.7 Edo Period pp. 114 (The rebellion of Oshio Heihachiro) ~ 130 (Bakumatsu)Overall review, comprehensive quiz, and feedback
Online Course Requirement
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