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HIS 373/573,
CONTEMPORARY JAPAN
IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

ESSAY ASSIGNMENTS

All of the essays required for the course should be typewritten, double-spaced, and submitted (stapled in the upper left) with an appropriately formatted coversheet which incorporates a title for your paper (something more original than Essay Assignment or Book Review), centered in the upper third of the coversheet but NOT enclosed in quotation marks. Also list on the coversheet (in the lower right hand corner) your name, the number and title of the course, the instructor's name and the submission date.

Each essay must contain appropriate annotation and a complete bibliography of sources cited (not sources consulted).

ESSAYS WHICH FAIL TO CONFORM TO THESE GUIDELINES AUTOMATICALLY WILL BE RETURNED UNGRADED.  
  
For additional information, consult the STYLE SHEET FOR WRITTEN WORK SUBMITTED TO MEET DESIGNATED COURSE REQUIREMENTS in the Department of History. 
  

SHORT ANALYTICAL ESSAY:
AN ASPECT OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
(due no later than MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2005)

RESEARCH ESSAY:
TRADITIONAL INFLUENCES ON CONTEMPORARY JAPAN 
(due no later than MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2005)

A FICTIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY
(due no later than MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2005)

This site has been prepared by Lee A. Makela for the use of students at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, who are enrolled in HIS 373/573, Contemporary Japan in Historical Perspective during the Fall Semester of the 2005 - 2006 Academic Year; please contact him with any comments by email at l.makela@csuohio.edu.  
 last revised: August 29, 2005