Japan Since 1945

HISTORY502S

Japan Since 1945. Issues relating to post-War Japan. Topics include: the Occupation; democracy in postwar Japan; the rise of mass consumption; security and the US-Japan alliance; the political system; popular culture; arts and literature; the transformation of the countryside; the creation of an economic superpower; the myth of the kaisha; moments of conflict and crisis. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, R

Region

Africa & the Middle East