2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Apr 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 105 - Making of the Modern World: East Asia

(3.00 cr.)

Examines changes, trends, and developments in nineteenth- and twentieth-century East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam). Emphasis is placed on each country's traditional culture and the challenges to it by foreign imperialism and domestic pressures; the political, economic, social, and cultural hurdles each country faced in its effort to find the appropriate national path to modernity; the crucial roles played by wars and revolutions; and critical developments in each country's forging a modern identity in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT/IA



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