Daniel Botsman

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Professor of History
203-436-5209
Address: 
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
Region: 
Japan

Courses

HIST 030, EAST 030

Tokyo

Four centuries of Japan’s history explored through the many incarnations, destructions, and rebirths of its foremost city. Focus on the solutions found by Tokyo’s residents to the material and social challenges of concentrating such a large population in one place. Tensions between continuity and impermanence, authenticity and modernity, and social order and the culture of play.

Term: Spring 2022
Day/Time: T,Th 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
HIST 884

Readings in the History of Modern Japan

This course offers students an opportunity to explore recent English-language scholarship on the history of modern Japan (post-1868).

Term: Fall 2021
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
HIST 889, EAST 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 2022
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM