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Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity (edX)

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Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity (edX)
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A MITx/HarvardX collaboration, this course explores Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record. This MITx course was developed in collaboration with HarvardX and is co-taught by MIT, Harvard, and Duke historians. You will examine Japanese history in a new way—through the images created by those [...]
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Japanese Culture Through Rare Books (FutureLearn)

Nov 4th 2019
 Japanese Culture Through Rare Books (FutureLearn)
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Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan. A book is a tool for preserving words and images. Through books, an abundance of information, including the knowledge and experiences of the people of the past, has been handed down to the present. But [...]
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Modern Japanese Architecture: From Meiji Restoration to Today (edX)

Explore the balance between traditional Japanese architecture and Western influence starting with the introduction of Western building styles in the 19th century through the influence of Le Corbusier in the mid-20th century and then up to the present day.
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