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Text-books :-Fawcett's Elements of Political Economy (partly); Mill's Principles of Political Economy (partly); Roscher's Principles of Political Economy.
In the third year there are two courses of lectures, (1) on Currency and Banking, (2) on Japanese Finance. (1) Currency and Banking :
A study in detail of all parts of the theory of this subject, illustrated by the modern financial history of leading nations. The books chiefly in use will be McLeod's Theory and Practice of Banking, Jevon's Money and the Mechanism of Exchange, Sumner's History of American Currency, Seyd's Bullion and Foreign Exchanges, Walker's Money. Lectures. (2) Japanese Finance :
Under this head the financial organization and history of the Tokugawa Government, as well as the financial history of the present Government, are thoroughly given, the present state of finance is discussed, and also money, taxation, and customs are studied. Also the origin and history of the national banks in Japan are lectured and the practice of Banking explained.
In the fourth year there are also two courses of lectures, (1) on Labor, Taxation and Public Debt, (2) on Japanese Finance.
(1) Labor, Taxation, and Public Debt :-a consideration of these subjects in detail theoretically and historically.
Books in use :-Baxter's Taxation of the United Kingdom; Çairnes' Leading Principles of Political Economy; Thornton's Labor; Byle's Sophisms of Free Trade; Bastiat's Sophisms of Protection; Sumner's History of Protection in the United States; Baxter's National Debts ; Goschen's Local Taxation; Walker's Wages Questions.
The lectures already begun in the third year are continued throughout this year.
In the first year, Goibekki and Kotoba-no-shiori are read by the Law and Literature class. In the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature, Taketori-Monogatari, and Makurano-Soshi are explained by the professor in addition to these books.
In the second year, Taketori- Monogatari and Makurano. Sōshi are studied in the courses of Philosophy, and of Political Science, and Political Economy; in the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature, Ookagami, Genji-Monogatari and Shoku-Yotsugi. Besides, in the latter course, Masukagami, is required to be read in private and the professor will explain difficulties at the time assigned for such purpose.
In the third year, Genji-Monogatari and Manyōshiu are taught to the students in Philosophy, Political Science, and Political Economy; in the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature, the study of Genji-Monogatari is continued from the preceding year, Kojiki and Manyoshiu are read, and also Kogoshiui and Kokinshiu are required to be read in private as in the year preceding.
In the fourth year of Japanese and Chinese Literature, the study of Kojiki and Manyōshiu is continued from the third year with explanations by the professor, and RikkoKushi and Ruishu Sandai Kiaku are assigned for private reading.
In the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature throughout the last three years, essays and poems are required once in two months.
For students who wish to read any other books than the text-books the following are selected, those selected for the first year class being here omitted :
2nd Year.-Jikkunsho; Uji-Shini; Kokinshiu ; GempeiSeisuiki ; Tosa-Nikki ; Yeigamonogatari.
3rd Year.--Shoku-Nihongi; Manyoshiu, from the 3rd volume ; Mizukagami; Masukagami; Sakubunritsu.
4th Year.-Nihon-Shoki; Nihon-Köki; Adzumakagami; Dokushi-Yoron; Taiheiki; Kotobano-Tamanoo; KotobanoYachimata; Kotobano-Kayoiji.
CHINESE LITERATURE. In the first year, the Law and Literature class read Shiki in the lecture-room; students of the course in Japanese and Chinese Literature are required, besides, to read Moshi and Rongo and explain them before the professor.
In the second year of Literature, students of all the courses are required in turn to read Hachidaikabun in the lecture-room ; in the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature the study of Saden is also required, Shijitsugan being assigned for private study.
In the third year, students of Philosophy, Political Science, and Political Economy are required to read Saden and explain it in turn before the professor ; students of Japanese and Chinese Literature study Daigaku, Chiuyo, Shikio, Kampishi, and Junshi in the same
Also, Sögentsugan is assigned to them for private study.
In the fourth year of Japanese and Chinese Literature, Yeki and Sõji are explained by the professor. Shokio
and Rözhi are also stu liel, each student explaining them in turn before the professor. Mincho-Kiji-Hommatsu is selected for private study.
In the course of Japanese and Chinese Literature, essays and poems are required twice a montlı; other students are required to write essays twice a month.
Voluntary lectures are also given, on Kokon-Gakuhen to the second year, on Kampishi to the third year, on Shikið to the fourth year students, of all the courses.
To those who desire to read, at their leisure, books other than text-kooks, the following are recommended ;
Daigaku; Chiuyā ; Rongo; Moshi; Shijitsugan ; Sogentsugan ; Mincho-Kiji-Hommatsu ; Kokugo; Sengokusaku ; Kanjo ; Go-kanjo; Sangokushi ; Tūjo ; Godaishi.
The students in the Departments of Law and Literature, having already acquired some knowledge of Universal History while they were in the Yobimon, are required to study both the history of England and that of France during their first year.
The lectures are devoted during the first half year to the history of England, and during the remainder of the year to that of France. In order to give to the students some idea of social development they are also required to write occasional essays on the Philosophy of History, making reference to several works on the history of civilization.
Text-books :--Student's Hume: Student's France.
Books of reference :-Buckle's History of Civilization of England; Guizot's History of Civilization in Europe; Lecky's Rationalism in Europe ; Draper's History of the Intellectual Development of Europe; Spencer's Principles of Sociology.
The course in history for the second year consists of the investigation of evolutions, social, political, intellectual, and religious. The subjects are treated solely with re. ference to the relation of cause and effect. As the time is so limited, it is, of course, impossible to enter into details of every important event, and the conditions specified for its existence can be but general ones, except in some few cases, where on account of the nature of the event it is thought especially profitable to discuss it more minutely.
The following are some of the subjects treated of in the course of our investigation :
Climate and geographical conditions ; plıysical and mental characteristics ; ideas, general, religious, moral, and political; the relation between parent and child; the relation between ruler and subject; the relation between men and women; the respective influence of warfare and peace upon national development; manners and customs; political revolutions ; religious persecutions ; literature and science; the press and speech, etc.
The books in use are Spencer's Principles of Sociology, Bagehot's Physics and Politics, Maine's Ancient Law, Buckle's History of Civilization, Guizot's History of Civilization, Draper's History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Leckey's History of European Morals, Leckey's Rationalism in Europe, Grote's History of Greece, Mommeson's History of Rome, Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Hallam's Middle Ages, Hallam's Literature, Thiers' History of the French Revolution, Hume's History of England, Ranke's History of England, Stubbs' Constitutional History of England, Leckey's History of England, etc.