HIST 251: Survey of East Asian History

HIST 251-001: Survey of East Asian Civilization
(Fall 2022)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R

Planetary Hall 120

Section Information for Fall 2022

This course offers a historical survey of the cultures and civilizations of East Asia from the ancient period through the early modern era. Course content will include intellectual, cultural, and political history, and seek to illustrate connections and divergences between the regions of East Asia, including China, Japan, and Korea, before 1900. By looking at history and dynamics of East Asian civilizations, we will better understand the development of East Asian societies and the continuing impact of historical legacies on contemporary affairs. 


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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