3. Study and Discussion Questions

The study and discussion questions below are those that historians of Japan typically ask their students, and each other. They are arranged in roughly chronological fashion, but are not broken down into chapter segments. Some range across multiple chapters, and it would be ponderous to re-list them. Students and general readers should find them useful as checks on their reading and study of the relevant chapters and sections. Instructors might adapt them and use selectively to frame class discussions.

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

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