Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 54007002 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 日本の歴史と文化[旧パッケージ]
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Japanese Culture and History
ワタナベ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : History
Eligible Students
Keywords Intercultural exchange, Japan in Asia, Globalization, History of diplomacy, Recognition of history 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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From the viewpoint of international relations, we think about how the formation of the Japanese culture was carried out. 
Class Schedule 1. About the aim and contents of lecture
2. Transmission of the letter and wooden plate
3. Inheritance of Buddhism culture
4. Building of the ancient times
5. Japan and international relations in the Nara period
6. Internationality of Tenpyo culture
7. Tang style culture in the early Heian period
8. Chinese culture in "national culture"
9. Current theory of "national culture" theory
10. Growth of the people
11 Interchange of Japan and Soong China and Mongolia
12. New tide in the Kamakura period
13. Relations with Japan and Ming China, Korean Dynasty
14. Culture of Muromachi and Sengoku period
15. What is "a quality of Japan"? 
Reference books for better understanding will be introduced at any time. 
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1. The first one What is the broad view, the viewpoint, and the method necessary for understanding the history of a country?
2. Let's think about the constitution of the Japanese letter.
3-4. Let's think about influence on Japan of the Buddhism.
5-9. Let's be conscious of the Japanese placed position and mutual relations of the culture intake in international environment.
10-12. It is the same, and, as for the culture of the Kamakura period, what is different from the Heian period in what?
13-14. Let's think about relations of the culture with international relations.
15. Look back on the whole. 
Requirements This lecture is given in Japanese. 
Grading Method Quizzes and comment 40%, report 60% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other 【As for the student who enrolled after AY2018,and if the take this subject and get credit, this subject are regard as "Area Courses". But as for the student who enrolled before AY2017, "Package-based subject". And also, for the student enrolled before AY2017, if they take this subject, not regarded as "Area Courses".】
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