EAS350H1: Ideology and Japan

Hours: 
24L

This course analyzes the problem of ideology in relation to the development of capitalism and imperialism in modern Japan. Among the topics analyzed in the course will be: the development of a national ideology in the transition to capitalism, the rise of “ultra-nationalism,” the ideological battles between Communism and fascism, the ideological struggles surrounding the U.S. military occupation of Japan, and the question of national ideology in the postwar period.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)