Daniel Botsman

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Professor of History
On leave: 
Fall 2019
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 303

Japan's Modern Revolution

A survey of Japan’s transformation over the course of the nineteenth century from an isolated, traditional society on the edge of northeast Asia to a modern imperial power. Aspects of political, social, and cultural history.

Term: Spring 2020
Day/Time: HTBA
HIST 326J, EAST 326

Yale and Japan

Exploration of Yale’s rich historical connections to Japan. Focus on use of the University’s museum and library collections to learn about various aspects of the Japanese past, from ancient times to the post-World War II era.

Term: Spring 2020
Day/Time: Th 1:30 PM - 3:20 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: Spring 2020
Day/Time: W 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM