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. Not open to students who have taken HIST 0232 or HIST 0236. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. disc.
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HIST 0112

All Sections in Spring 2012

Spring 2012

HIST0112A-S12 Lecture (Clinton)
HIST0112X-S12 Discussion (Clinton)
HIST0112Y-S12 Discussion (Clinton)
HIST0112Z-S12 Discussion (Clinton)