|Elective, Credits||Elective 2 credit [Self-Development Support Course]|
In this lecture we will focus on the urban cultural history of Japan. We will examine various topics regarding the urban culture and society of the early modern city by reading a contemporary source describing Edo and its urban society.
Students can expect to come out of this lecture with a better understanding of the urban cultural history of Japan. The course participants will be better equipped for engaging in an informed discussion about the intellectual history and urban culture of premodern Japan.