Units of Study
ASNS2642 - Modern Korea
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Leonid Petrov
This unit aims to introduce some of the major issues in the history of Korea in the late 19th century and the last century. Topics include contradictions of the late Choson dynasty society; opening of Korea to the West and Japan and the attendant wave of reforms and rebellions; Japan's colonial rule; Korea's fight for freedom; liberation and division of Korea in 1945 and the subsequent process of nation-building in the two Koreas.
presentation and contribution to tutorial discussions (20%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x2hr final exam (40%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 credit points from junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts Handbook.
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