Japan: From Isolation to Adaptation
What lessons can we learn from the inward-looking worldview of the Edo period and the outward-looking worldview of the Meiji period?
Many of the specific outcomes related to:
General Outcome 8.1 "From Isolation to Adaptation: Japan" may be addressed by inviting students to consider how beliefs, values and knowledge shaped the individual and national worldviews in Japan during the Edo and the Meiji periods. In particular, students will consider the manifestations and consequences of isolationist and adaptive patterns of national behaviour.