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.
- Spring 2014
- Axinn Center 219(AXN 219)
- 2:50pm-3:40pm on Monday, Wednesday (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
- Max Ward
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL CMP HIS SOC
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