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HIST 030 03 (11288) /EAST030
Tokyo
Fabian Drixler
TTh 1.00-2.15 HGS 221
Fall 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Four centuries of Japan's history explored through the many incarnations, destructions, and rebirths of its foremost city. Focus on the solutions found by Tokyo's residents to the material and social challenges of concentrating such a large population in one place. Tensions between continuity and impermanence, authenticity and modernity, and social order and the culture of play.

Enrollment limited to freshmen. Preregistration required; see under Freshman Seminar Program.