JAP, Introduction to Japan’s History, Culture, and Society 2 (F21)

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 2019 curriculum for the Elective Studies in Japanese studies
  • Programme curriculum Bachelor courses in Japan Studies for CBS-students 2020
Learning outcome

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

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

BA elective CBS 2020:
Introduction to Japan’s History, Culture, and Society B (activity code HJAB02011E)

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.

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 178,25
  • English
  • 206,25