Early Japan: Shinto and Samurai, Courtiers and Courtesans
Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.
Historical Knowledge of Japan before 1850
Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments in Japanese history until around 1850.
Students will be able to interpret and discuss the meanings and historical and historiographical value of primary and secondary source texts.
Students will be able to analyze historical arguments and place them in a historiographical context.