East Asia/Japan's Long Postwar
With the end of the Cold War and the death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989, long simmering debates reignited over the meaning of Japan's prewar empire in East Asia, Japanese wartime atrocities, and the reconfiguration of East Asia within the Cold War. In this course, students will investigate how events from over 60 years ago have continued to reproduce national identities and geopolitical relations in postwar East Asia. Through a variety of novels, films, and historical analyses, we will investigate the limits of, and tensions between, individual experience, memory, national history, and geopolitics. 3 hrs. sem.
- Spring 2013
- Munroe Hall 407(MNR 407)
- 1:30pm-4:15pm on Wednesday (Feb 11, 2013 to May 13, 2013)
- Max Ward
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL CMP HIS
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