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HIST-G 357: PREMODERN JAPAN (3 credits)


Society and culture on the Japanese archipelago, from their origins to the high middle ages. Prehistoric Jomon and protohistoric Yayoi. Formation of the Japanese state under the influence of Chinese and Korean models. Heian courtly culture. Ascendancy of military elites and developments in popular culture during Kamakura and Muromachi periods.