Title

HIS320

Publication Date

2013

Course Name

Modern History of Japan and Korea

Abstract

History of Japan and Korea from the premodern era to the present. Topics include Tokugawa Japan; the Meiji Restoration; the Meiji state and the rise of Japanese imperialism; Japan and World War II; economic and political developments in postwar Japan; late Yi (Choson) dynasty Korea; the era of Japanese colonialism in Korea; the emergence of modern Korean nationalism; the Korean War; and postwar developments in North and South Korea.

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