04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall) 1200
Section Information for Fall 2019
This course is a general introduction to the history of East Asia. The time span covered is from the Neolithic period until the modern era, with an emphasis on the pre-1600 period. We will learn about major trends in the intellectual, cultural, social, and political history of the region. By looking at history and dynamics of East Asian civilizations, we will better understand modern Japanese, Korean, and Chinese politics, cultures, and societies.