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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HI 182 - East Asia since 1800

Credit Hours: 3

This course presents a survey of the modern experiences of China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam. The emphasis will be on the period from 1800 to the present, to examine these countries’ experiences with nationalism, world war, civil war, revolution, and modernization along with the tenacity of tradition. The course also will examine the relationships among these nations and their significance in the modern world.

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course, participants should:

  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the history of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, and their basic chronologies since 1800;
  • demonstrate a clear understanding of the major political movements of 19th and 20th century such as fascism in Japan and communism in China;
  • discern major historical issues of cross-regional social, political, or cultural importance;
  • compare East Asian cultures in national or international contexts;
  • evaluate and apply primary source texts to broad historical themes;
  • explain historical change and continuity in East Asian history;
  • develop clear arguments using recognized historical methods; and
  • interpret and use primary sources.

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