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HSTAS 540 A: Japanese History in Ecological Perspective

Meeting Time: 
M 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
LOW 115
SLN: 
21774
Joint Sections: 
JSIS A 539 A, JSIS A 440 A, HSTAS 440 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 539; W.
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
November 12, 2019 - 9:04pm
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