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HIS2040J – Modern Asia – Colonialism, Anti-colonialism, and State Formation


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Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: None


This course provides a general overview of modern history of East Asian countries focusing on the process of state-formation. It deals with the period, broadly, from around the middle of the 19th century to the end of the Indochina Conflicts. Main themes include colonial transformation of traditional societies, the rise of nationalism and anti-colonialism, Pacific War and the Cold War.

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