IMAP Department of Philosophy

(Credit 2)
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Topics in Japanese History I
Topics in Japanese History I
Sub Title  Methods and Skills: Edo-period Documents and Material Culture
Associate Professor Ellen VAN GOETHEM
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2019 FallTerm
weekly Thu2
Ito B-103 Classroom
E科目 (English, その他)
Course Overview This graduate seminar provides an in-depth study of the Edo period through both written sources and material culture. After reviewing the most significant scholarly literature and reference works on the period, students will read primary source materials (in translation and in Japanese) and learn to interpret remains from historic-period archaeological sites to acquire the specialist skills needed to undertake research in Edo-period history.
Topics to be explored include the built environment, the material culture of rituals, and center-periphery relations.
Keywords : history, archaeology, Edo period, historical method
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Required Ability :
Course Plan Textbooks : No textbook is used
Reference Books : See syllabus
Course Handouts : Course handouts will be made available via Dropbox or a similar medium

Tentative Weekly Schedules Lecture Exercise, Field trip etc. Comments, suggestions for the course preparation, review, etc.
1 Introduction
2 Overview of the Edo period Discussion See syllabus
3 Sources Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
4 Sources Discussion See syllabus
5 Historiography Discussion See syllabus
6 The built environment Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
7 The built environment Discussion See syllabus
8 The built environment Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
9 Center-periphery relations Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
10 Center-periphery relations Discussion See syllabus
11 Edo-period material culture Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
12 Edo-period material culture Discussion See syllabus
13 Edo-period material culture Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
14 Bakumatsu revival of the imperial institution Discussion and student presentation See syllabus
15 Final discussion Discussion

Suggestion for success (Specific) : The course instructor will provide suggestions for additional readings, site and museum visits
Study Consultation (Office Hours) : By appointment
Course Objectives
かなり優れている 優れている 及第である 一層の努力が必要
MP_A-a [先行研究の理解]
Students will be familiar with the period's historiography
The student has a firm grasp of the historiography of research on the Edo period The student knows the historiography of research on the Edo period The student is familiar the historiography of research on the Edo period There are gaps in the student's knowledge of the historiography of research on the Edo period
MP_A-c [研究史と方法論の説明]
Students will be aware of the historiography and methodologies used in research on the Edo period
The student has a firm grasp of the methodologies used for research on the Edo period and applies these with ease The student knows the methodologies used for research on the Edo period and applies these The student is familiar with the methodologies used for research on the Edo period and applies some of these There are gaps in the student's knowledge of the methodologies used for research on the Edo period
MP_B1-a [一次資料の読解]
Students will read primary source materials
The student includes a large number of primary sources in their research The student uses some primary sources in their research The student uses one or two primary source in their research The student does not use any primary sources in their research
MP_B1-c [理論的な分析]
Students will critically analyze primary and secondary sources
The student critically analyzes both primary and secondary sources throughout all assignments The student critically analyzes primary and/or secondary sources throughout all assignments The student critically analyzes primary and/or secondary sources throughout most assignments The student is unable to critically analyze primary and/or secondary sources
MP_B2-c [問題解決能力]
Students will read goal-oriented to solve their own research question(s)
The student is able to formulate a clear and innovative research question and reads goal-oriented to solve the question The student is able to formulate a clear research question and mostly reads goal-oriented to solve the question The student is able to formulate a research question and but includes some irrelevant material The student is unable to formulate a research question or uses a lot of irrelevant material
GPA Evaluation
A B C D F
授業を通じて、総じて「かなり優れている」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、概ね「優れている」を超える活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「及第する」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、総じて「及第する」には達しないものの、それに近い活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「一層の努力が必要」の活動にとどまった。
Evaluation
Standpoint→
Evaluation Method
MP_A-a
[先行研究の理解]
MP_A-c
[研究史と方法論の説明]
MP_B1-a
[一次資料の読解]
MP_B1-c
[理論的な分析]
MP_B2-c
[問題解決能力]
Grading Percentage, Disqualification etc.
In-class contribution 30%
Presentation 20%
Report 50%

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