The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of History Department of History
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課程簡介 (Course Description)


This course explores the history and culture of Japan from the ancient time to the present. It covers the aspects of political and economic development, foreign relations, social thought, cultural feature, historical site and various typical literature of Japan in different periods. Through this course, students will gain a thorough understanding of the cultural evolution of Japan which was greatly influenced by the cultures of China, Europe and the U.S. successively, and the interactions among the developments of politics, society and literature in Japan. They will also be able to command the prospect of Japan and the Japanese culture in the 21st century. This course is interactive in nature. Lessons will be conducted in the forms of PowerPoint demonstration, multi-media learning (watching history film, documentary, TV program, drama, song and dance, music program and the Internet entertainment, etc), appreciation of photos of historical site and relic, selective reading of the traditional and pop literature, class discussion, interactive tutorial and e-learning modules.


課程講師 (Course Lecturer)

蕭錦華博士 (Dr. Siu Kam-wah, Joseph) 

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課程助教 (Course Tutor)

彭永昌先生 (Mr Peng Yong Chang ) 



講授課時間及地點 (Lecture Time & Venue)

星期一下午2:30pm-4:15pm 李兆基樓(LSK) 304室