EAS350H1: Ideology and Japan

Hours

24L

This course analyzes the problem of ideology in relation to the development of capitalism and imperialism in modern Japan. Among the topics analyzed in the course will be: the development of a national ideology in the transition to capitalism, the rise of “ultra-nationalism,” the ideological battles between Communism and fascism, the ideological struggles surrounding the U.S. military occupation of Japan, and the question of national ideology in the postwar period.

Prerequisite
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class