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HIST2126 History of Japan Since 1600 - Ravagnoli

Book Cover: A History of Japan Book cover: Changing Politics in Japan  Book Cover: A History of Japan (Blackwell)  Book Cover: Contemporary Japan Book Cover: Fanning the Flames  Book Cover: Economic Thought in Early Modern Japan
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  1. Each student will be assigned one of the historical figures listed.
  2. You will have to do research on your person.
  3. You need to find at least three scholarly sources (articles and/or books) that discuss the person.
  4. You will pick one specific event in the life of this person and narrate it in your paper.
  5. You will use the event (passing of a law, signing of a decree, creation of a specific movie, creation of a specific piece of art or literature) to discuss the time period your person lived in.
  6. You will have to place in historical context the event and elaborate on the historical background developing around the life of this person.
  7. You will write a double-spaced 7- page paper, using size 12 Times New Roman Font.
  8. You will use proper citation style (Chicago)
  9. Lastly, you will create a creative presentation of your historical figure.
Japanese Historical Figures
  1. Tokugawa Ieyasu
  2. Oda Nobunaga
  3. Ito Hirobumi
  4. Koizumi Junichiro
  5. Fukuzawa Yukichi
  6. Shinzo Abe
  7. Tokugawa Iemitsu
  8. Utagawa Kunisada
  9. Inoue Kaoru
  10. Kuga Katsunan
  11. Ienaga Saburo
  12. Ishihara Shintaro
  13. Hirohito
  14. Akihito
  15. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  16. Okubo Toshimichi
  17. Yukio Mishima
  18. Hibari Misora
  19. Banana Yoshimoto
  20. Hokusai
  21. Hayao Miyazaki
  22. Kitagawa Utamaro
  23. Kawanabe Kyosai
  24. Chikamatsu Monzaemon
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