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HSTAS 440 A: Japanese History in Ecological Perspective

Meeting Time: 
W 2:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
MGH 085
SLN: 
21802
Joint Sections: 
HSTAS 540 A, JSIS A 440 A, JSIS A 539 A
Instructor:
Mark Metzler
Mark Metzler
Catalog Description: 
Survey of Japanese history in ecological perspective, from early times to the present. Topics include ancient Japanese lifeways; climate and history; agriculture, population, and resources; Buddhist and animist views of outer and inner nature; urbanization from ancient capitals to megacity Tokyo; industrialization and energy; and future visions. Readings include influential scholarly works and Japanese sources in English translation. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 440; W.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 24, 2018 - 2:01am
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