EAS347H1: Everyday Life in Modern Japan


The history of modern Japan as revealed by the problem of everyday life and its relationship to capitalism. Using a range of literary, philosophical, economic, and ethnographic materials that deal with the development of capitalism in Japan, Japanese colonialism, imperialism, and fascism, the course explores ways to specify and critique what is called everyday life.

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Society and its Institutions (3)