HIST 498. Early Japanese Culture and Society: [Topic]. 4 Credits.
Aspects of social history through 1800—social change, hierarchy and power, interrelationship of society and religion, medieval transformations, warrior class. I: Buddhism and Society in Medieval Japan. II: Samurai and War. III: Medieval Japan. Repeatable twice when topic changes for maximum of 12 credits.
Prereq: Courses on Japanese or medieval history recommended.