Robert J. Hoppens
This course will cover the history of political, economic and cultural relations between Japan and China from roughly the Opium War into the post-WWII period.
Student learning goals
This course will provide an historical overview of relations between Japan and China.
Students will be encouraged to use the information presented in class to critically examine contemporary issues and controversies between Japan and China.
Students will gain a fresh perspective on the history of both Japan and China.
General method of instruction
Lectures with in-class discussion of major topics and readings
There are no prerequisites for this course, but students will be expected to have a working knowledge of modern Japanese and Chinese History.
Class assignments and grading