HIST 2101

History of East Asia

Prereq: Eligible for ENGC 1101, and READ 1106

The course will present East Asian history with a comparative emphasis focusing on the social, cultural, and political development of the region. Topics will include: the creation and decline of early empires, diffusion of Confucian ideology, diffusion of Buddhism, resistance to Chinese expansion, Western imperialism, the rise of Asian nationalism, social revolution, modernization and nationalism, and East Asian expansion in the 21st century. 

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 5 , 8

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