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Joshua Van Lieu
SISEA 490
Seattle Campus

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This course will explore the ways in which Japanese, Chinese, and Korean scholars and statesmen engaged the concepts of nation and civilization within the contexts of regional and global intellectual currents at the turn of the twentieth century. Readings will include primary sources in English translation and a variety of secondary research concerning such figures as Fukuzawa Yukichi, Yoshino Sakuzo, Kang Youwei, Liang Qichao, Yu Kilchun, and Sin Ch'aeho, among others.

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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 Joshua Van Lieu
Date: 02/17/2011