HIST 251: Survey of East Asian History

HIST 251-001: Survey of East Asian History I
(Fall 2019)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Merten 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.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Surveys history of China and Japan from prehistoric times to ca. 1600. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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