HIST 252: Survey of East Asian History

HIST 252-001: Survey of East Asian History II
(Spring 2020)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Planetary Hall (formerly Science & Tech I) 212

Section Information for Spring 2020

This course is an introduction to some of the major themes in the history of East Asia from the late-eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries (1750s-1950s).  Although conceived of as a regional history, the primary focus of this course will be on China and Japan with some attention paid to Korea as well. Issues covered will include imperialism, colonialism, nationalism, World War II, the Cold War, and revolutions.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Surveys history of China and Japan from early modern times (ca. 1600) to present. 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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