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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IB | Core subject, Option

This course explores a variety of narratives and approaches to understanding Japan’s long history, from its emergence as a centralised state under imperial and courtier rule, through the age of the warrior to Japan’s remarkable transformation into a modern nation-state

Topics will include power politics, religions and ideologies, gender, warfare, and modernity as well as Japan’s place in the world.

Terms taught
Michaelmas, Lent
Michaelmas, Lent