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Postwar Japan (JPN514)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Description This unit examines Japan from 1952 to the present. It traces the great changes that took place as Japan established itself as a major world power, but also acknowledges the persistent influence of the Second World War over later events and perceptions. Topics include the influence of television, the Tokyo Olympics and the political quest to become a 'normal nation' in the 21st century.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Previously 2013: JPN614
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies (GradCertAsianSt)
Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies (GradDipAsianSt)
Master of Asian Studies (MAsianSt)
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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JPN514
Professor Sandra Wilson
Academic Chair of History

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2522
e: S.Wilson@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.051 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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