Modern East Asia
In this course we will examine East Asian history from 1800 to the present. We will study the “Chinese World Order,” the patterns of European imperialism that led to this order’s demise, the rise of Japan as an imperialist power, and 20th century wars and revolutions. We will concentrate on the emergence of Japan, China, and Korea as distinct national entities and on the socio-historical forces that have bound them together and pried them apart. We will seek a broader understanding of imperialism, patterns of nationalism and revolution, and Cold War configurations of power in East Asia. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
- Fall 2012
- Axinn Center 219(AXN 219)
- 3:00pm-4:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Margaret Clinton
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL CMP HIS SOC
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