W. Miles Fletcher

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Professor Emeritus

CB# 3195
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

BA Amherst College, 1968
MA Yale University, 1969
PhD Yale University, 1975

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

W. Miles Fletcher’s research interests lie in the field of modern Japanese history, 1868 to the present. His work first focused on the political and intellectual history of Japan during the interwar period. More recently his research has concentrated on the history of the political economy of Japan—the dynamics of Japan’s industrialization, especially in the cotton textile industry, and the relationship between the state and the private sector. He is currently working on the Japanese business community and Japan’s “lost decade” of the 1990s.

Some Notable Publications

Graduate Students in the field of Global History advised by Miles Fletcher:

Courses Offered (as schedules allow)

For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.

  • HIST 140—The World Since 1945
  • HIST 134—Modern East Asia
  • HIST 281—The Pacific War, 1937–1945: Its Causes and Legacy
  • HIST 288 —Japan in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 722—Graduate Seminar: Readings in Contemporary Global History (since 1800)
  • HIST 816—Graduate Seminar: Topics in Asian History
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