M 2:30pm - 5:20pm
HSTAS 540 A, JSIS A 539 A, JSIS A 440 A
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.
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
October 19, 2019 - 2:00am