HIST 264 East Asian Civilizations

Introduction to the history and cultures of East Asia from the Neolithic Revolution to the 19th century. The course focuses primarily on the domestic economic and political developments of China and Japan, but, where appropriate, it also includes aspects of the history of Central Asia, Korea and Southeast Asia. Similarity and diversity of these civilizations, cultural interrelation and regional interaction, and contact with the West, are among the topics to be covered.




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