Middlebury

HIST 0112

Modern East Asia

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.
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CMP HIS NOA SOC
Equivalent Courses:

Sections in Spring 2015

Spring 2015

HIST0112A-S15 Lecture (Clinton)
HIST0112B-S15 Lecture (Clinton)
HIST0112Y-S15 Discussion (Clinton)
HIST0112Z-S15 Discussion (Clinton)