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Preparing students for careers in academia and industry in East Asia for over 150 years


“Urban Life in Ichijôdani, Japan, a Late Medieval Provincial City”

CEAS Humanities Colloquium
Morgan Pitelka, Chair, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Professor, Asian Studies and History, UNC-Chapel Hill
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The city of Ichijôdani served as the capital of Echizen Province for approximately one century during Japan’s late medieval period. It was a vibrant and successful urban center built around the residential complex of…

"Making and Remaking Silla Origins"

Professor Richard McBride, BYU