Ed Beasley, Spring 2015
In this class you will write a 30-page primary-source based piece of historical
scholarship. If you are on the exam option, writing this paper will help you see how
history is constructed from sources; a
UNIFICATION & TOKUGAWA JAPAN
Describe the methods by which the "three great unifiers established Japanese unity,
placing special emphasis on methods of rule and control.
A. Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582)
- starts everything
THE KAMAKURA & MUROMACHI PERIODS
Focusing on the years 1000-1550, discuss Japans political transformation from an
Aristocratic Cultureduring the Heian period to the Warrior Cultureof the Kamakura
and Muromachi periods.
I. RISE OF MANORIAL