Japan's Geological Factors

In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture. In addition, he explores issues pertaining to the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. 

This lecture is Part 1 of the 6-part series "An Interpretive History of Japan." For more information about the lecture series, visit An Interpretive History of Japan.

A free companion lesson plan for this video is available for download below.