HJAB00816U  Introduction to Japanese Studies 1: History and culture of Japan after 1945

Volume 2016/2017

Taught by  Curriculum for the BA program in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology, The 2010 Curriculum or

Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Japanese studies, The 2007 Curriculum


This course is intended as a basic course. Together with the course ”Introduktion til Japans historie og kulturhistorie før 1945” (Introduction to the History and Culture of Japan before 1945), it provides an introduction to the history and culture of Japan from ancient times to the present. In the spring semester we will cover the period up to 1945

Learning Outcome

BA 2015-ordning:
Introduktion til Japanstudier 1: Japans historie og kulturhistorie efter 1945 (fagelementkode HJAB00811E)

BA tilvalg 2007-ordning:
Introduktion til Japans Historie og Kulturhistorie efter 1945 (fagelementkode HJAB10012E)

George, Mary W. 2009. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Gordon, Andrew. 2009. A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present. Second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment
Type of assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 384,5
  • Total
  • 412,5