History Of Japan

due Wednesday, November 27th 2019, which makes up 50% of the grade and should include: 1 – A cover page. 2 – A brief opening summary of the paper. 3 – Footnotes as citation style. 4 – Around five sources – only ONE wikisource [not major in importance]. 5 – NO mandatory length Pick any of the topics. 1 – Japan’s imperial institution. 2 – Japanese nationalism since 1945. 3 – The Allied Occupation: regime and reforms. 4 – Japan – the world’s first Asian economic superpower. 5 – Japanese parliamentarism. 6 – The evolution of Japan’s education system. 7 7 – Japan and natural disasters: society, authorities, culture. 8 – Japan’s relations with China in the postwar era: the impact of history. 9 – US-Japan relations: searching [?] for balance. 10 – Japan-Russia relations: political, territorial and economic aspects. 11 – Japan and Asian regionalism: from ASEAN to SEA. 12 – Japan-India relations: entente or not? 13 – Japan and the UN. 14 – Japan and international aid: the TICAD mechanism. 15 – The 1947 Peace Constitution. 16 – The LDP and Japan’s politics- the “55 System.” 17 – Aspects of Japanese “uniqueness” (history, culture, economics, etc.). 18 – The DPJ and the LDP in comparative perspective. 19 – Yoshida Shigeru/Satō Eisaku/ Nakasone Yasuhiro/Koizumi Jun’ichirō/Ozawa Ichirō/ Tanaka Kakuei/Hatoyama Yukio/Abe Shinzō: Choose ONE of these Japanese prime ministers and politicians and examine his politics and policies- internal and external. 20 – Japan in the “Chinese/Asian Century.” 21 – The Chinese Dream- Japan’s and Asia’s Nightmare? 22 – Japan’s shrinking population: the problem and potential solutions. 23 – Japan’s soft power: its nature and impact. 24 – Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan’s history and culture. 25 – YUDAYAKA: antisemitism in a Shintoist/Buddhist nation with no Jews.