submit a five-page written biography (typed and double-spaced) on a modern Japanese historical figure the cchosen one is (Saig? Takamori) which should be a critical discussion of one or more themes of the life of the chosen person. The paper should inform us about the relevance of the person to our understanding of modern Japanese history. Students are required to use at least five additional (other than the assigned books and articles for this course) scholarly sources for their projects.