Nov 30, 2020  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EAST 163 - Korea: Past, Present and Future

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

This course is designed to introduce students to a broad survey of Korea’s history, both ancient and modern. It will examine various interpretive approaches to the political, social, cultural, and diplomatic history of Korea. We will also investigate contemporary nationalist theories of Korean development, including Japanese imperial legacies of colonial conquest, and how they have informed Koreans’ view of their ancient past as well as influenced current debates about the two Koreas’ reunified future. Prerequisites & notes:

Enrollment Limit: 35
Instructor: S. Jager

Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with HIST 181.

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