Daniel Botsman

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Professor of History; DGS, History
115 Prospect St, Room 240, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Japanese History; Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan; Social History of Japan in the Tokugawa (1600-1867) and Meiji (1868-1912) Periods


HIST 880

Japanese Reference Works and Documents

Provides training in the use of reference works and an introduction to the specialist skills needed to undertake research in pre-20th century Japanese history. Emphasis will be on learning documents written in the so-called “epistolary style” (sōrōbun) and to exploring Yale’s rich collection of pre-modern source materials.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: Th 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
HIST 889

Research in Japanese History

After a general introduction to the broad array of sources and reference materials available for conducting research related to the history of Japan since ca. 1600, students prepare original research papers on topics of their own choosing in a collaborative workshop environment.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: W 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM