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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 123 - East Asian Civilization

(3 S.H.)

A survey of China, Korea, and Japan from the pre-modern era to the present. The course analyzes traditional institutions and values and responses to Western imperialism. Topics include Japan’s Meiji Restoration and expansionism, Japanese colonial rule in Korea, traditional China’s collapse and revolutionary movements, World War II, the Korean War, China’s Communist reconstruction and post-communist economy, the continued partition of the Korean Peninsula, North Korean nuclear ambitions, and Japan’s re-emergence as a world power. Meets GOAL 5 and GOAL 8. Grade only.

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