HISTORY 469 - Precolonial Southeast Asia
Fall 2020, Section 001 - Problems in Early SE Asian History
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History


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May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will examine critical problems in the history of Southeast Asia, one of the world's most original, culturally diverse, and exciting areas, from earliest times to c. 1850. It seeks to understand both developments internal to Southeast Asia and the region's relation to the wider world of Europe and Asia. Considering a variety of political, economic, and cultural issues, the course seeks to familiarize students with different approaches to historical interpretation. At the same time it assumes no specialized knowledge and welcomes students who already know something about Southeast Asia and who have no background whatever.

Course Requirements:

Weekly discussion two papers of 10 to 12 pages

Class Format:

Weekly seminar


HISTORY 469 - Precolonial Southeast Asia
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001 (LEC)
Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Instruction is remote and synchronous. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.

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