Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 54008002 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name アジアの近現代[旧パッケージ]
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Modern History of Asia
ミズハ ノブオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds1-4:IAS K204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented class by handout 
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
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Arts and Humanities/Social Sciences) Category:Anthropology / Geography / History
*Students who got admitted in 2018 or after can take this course as an “Area Course”. For this group of students, credits from this course will be regarded as credits from an “Area Course”.
If students who got admitted in 2017 or before take this course, it is regarded as a “Package-Based Subject”. The latter group of students cannot take this course as an “Area Course”. 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to explain the formation and development processes and contemporary issues of each academic discipline.
2. To be able to explain historical and contemporary issues that span multiple academic disciplines from multifaceted perspectives. 
Class Objectives
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The purpose of this class is to introduce students to the study of various aspects of modernization in Asia 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Nation and Society in Era ofQing Dynasty
lesson3 The Opium War
lesson4 The Taiping Rebellion and Modernizaition of Qing dynasty
lesson5 Colonialization and Constitutionalism in Asia
lesson6 The Boxer Rebellion
lesson7 The 1911 Revolution
lesson8 The New Culuture Movement
lesson9 The March 1th Movement
lesson10 The May 4th Movement
lesson11 The Northern Expedition
lesson12 Esat Asia in 1920s
lesson13 The Natioanl Revolution and Japan
lesson14 National Gernment
lesson15 Conclusion 
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Preparation and
Looking up each keyword of title in advance. Accurate understanding the content of each lesson, and place each content in whole lecture.
Grading Method mini test and Final exam 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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