HISTORY 204 - East Asia: Early Transformations
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Cost:
>100
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Today, China, Korea, and Japan are known for their powerful economies, their technological achievements, and their contributions to global popular culture. Diplomatic relations between the East Asian countries are tense, due to ideological differences, border disputes, pollution, epidemics, and the memory of Japanese colonial aggression. But what was the relationship between the East Asian continent, the Korean peninsula, and the Japanese archipelago before modern times, before East Asia was divided into races and nations? This course follows kings and emperors, conquerors and diplomats, monks and merchants as they establish polities, expand boundaries, spread religions and philosophical ideas, and exchange goods in a changing cultural landscape, from ca. 1600 BCE to ca. 1800 CE.

Intended Audience:

Prior familiarity with East Asian history is not required.

Class Format:

Lecture, with some discussion of primary sources, discussion sessions.

Schedule

HISTORY 204 - East Asia: Early Transformations
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
21757
Open
9
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
21758
Open
2
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
21759
Open
5
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
21760
Open
2
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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