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Marie C Anchordoguy
SISA 210
Seattle Campus

Rise of Asia

Key themes in the study of Asia, with focus on the present. Topics include: the notion of "Asia;" cultural and religious similarities and differences; comparison of colonial experiences under Western and Asian powers; World War II and liberation; postwar patterns of economic and political development; social patterns and issues. Offered: A.

Class description

GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS, ECONOMICS, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN ASIA WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE PERIOD SINCE WORLD WAR II.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

LECTURE/SECTION DISCUSSION

Recommended preparation

AN OPEN MIND; WILLINGNESS TO DO ASSIGNMENTS

Class assignments and grading

ON AVERAGE ABOUT 175 PAGES OF READING PER WEEK

A MIDTERM AND FINAL EXAM

A 5-8 PAGE PAPER

MIDTERM (25%), PAPER (20%), FINAL (40%), SECTION PARTICIPATION (15%)


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Myrna Torrie
Date: 06/10/1998