Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan
Formerly: HIST 436A
Traces the rise of imperial Japan as a reaction to Euro-American imperialism and as a means of "leaving" Asia. Examines Japan's expansion in China and the reaction of Chinese people and parties; the extension of the war to the Pacific; and the end of the war and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as the Occupation period (1945-1952).
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 367, HIST 436A, PACI 436A.