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Pre-Modern Japan


Japanese history from ancient times to 1868. Topics include the origins of Japanese civilization, state and society, economy, law, connections to the outside world, daily life and customs, family, sexuality, warfare and the samurai, arts, literature, and religion. 

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Historical Thought requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies History requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.