Early Modern Japan 1600-1868

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Early Modern Japan 1600-1868

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in History or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MAORI 130 or JAPANESE 150 Restriction: HISTORY 342

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Explores the social, economic, and political tensions within Early Modern Japan, with an emphasis on the dynamics of the social status system. Topics include the political landscape, the outlawing of Christianity, urban and rural cultures, anti-foreignism and relations with the West, and the nineteenth-century crisis that pushed Japan towards a new modernity.

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