Introduction to Japan’s History, Culture, and Society 2 (F20)

Course content

This course is intended as a basic course. It provides an introduction to the history and culture of Japan from ancient times to the present. The course in the spring semester will cover the period after 1945. The two courses build upon each other, but each one can also be taken on its own.

  • The Curriculum for the BA programme in Asian Studies with specialisation in Japanese Studies 2019
  • The 2015 Curriculum for the BA program in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology
  • The 2019 curriculum for the Elective Studies in Japanese studies
Learning outcome

BA 2019-ordning:
Introduktion til Japans historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HJAB00931E)

BA 2015-ordning:
Introduktion til Japans historie og kulturhistorie før 1945 (aktivitetskode HJAB00821E)

BA tilvalg 2019-ordning:
introduktion til Japans historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HJAB10171E)

Lecture with discussion

George, Mary W. 2009. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton:PrincetonUniversity Press.

Gordon, Andrew. 2009. A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present. Second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Totman, Conrad. 1981. Japan before Perry. A Short History. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press.

7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Preparation
  • 164,25
  • Lectures
  • 42
  • English
  • 206,25