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Samurai and Merchants: Tokugawa Japan - ASNS2634

Year - 2018

Tokugawa Japan (1603-1868) had a complex feudal structure articulated around the shogun, the feudal lords and their samurai retainers. It also had huge cities, birthplaces of some of the first modern ways of life. The tensions between the feudal framework and the embryonic modernity of Tokugawa society make a fascinating case study in the non-Western world of what is to be modern. To do so, we shall follow a cross disciplinary approach: history, politics, sociology, economy, religion, arts and literature.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
attendance and participation in tutorials (15%), tutorial writing tasks and essays (equivalent to 2500 words) (45%), 2 hour final exam (equivalent to 2000 words) (40%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level each in either Asian Studies or History

Prohibitions

ASNS2304

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Asian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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