The Origins of Modern Japan

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 255, half of 252

Examines Japan's transition from bureaucratic feudalism to capitalism in the 19th century. Includes a survey of ancient and medieval society as background then the transition to capitalism, the civil wars of the 1850s, the arrival of colonial powers, the popular rights movement, and the development of the modern state.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 267A, HIST 252, HIST 255, PACI 255.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

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