African, Asian, and Latin American History

African, Asian, and Latin American History

01:508:247 China, 1800 to the Present (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Syllabus:  pdf Spring 2022 (89 KB)

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Continuity and change in Chinese society, politics, culture, international relations, and the economy. Industrialization, rural life, nationalism, socialism, the party-state, gender issues, democracy movements. Credit not given for both this course and 01:508:342.

 

 

 

01:508:250 Southeast Asia and the World

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Mode of Instruction: Lecture
  • Syllabus:  pdf Spring 2023 (1.65 MB)


    Syllabus Disclaimer:  The information on this syllabus is subject to change. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your course site (Canvas, etc.) on the first day of class.

  • Course Description

    Introduction to Southeast Asia--one of the crossroads of the world--from ancient civilizations until the end of the 20th century. Includes the histories of Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timore Leste, and Vietnam.

01:508:262 Modern Latin America (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3

Introductory survey of Latin America from Columbus to Castro with major emphasis on the political history (authoritarian, populist, and revolutionary movements) of the 19th and 20th centuries.

01:508:260 Colonial Latin America (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Study of formation of culture and society in Latin America through intermingling and merger of Native Americans, Iberians, and Africans.

01:508:264 Latin America and the United States (3)

  • Academic Credits: 3
Survey of the relations between the United States and Latin American nations from the 1780s to the present.