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Colonialism in Modern Asia - HSTY2681

Year - 2020

In modern times, Asia represented a major terrain for expansion by such powers as Britain, France, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States. This inter-disciplinary unit explores and compares the policies, practices, and experiences of colonial powers in Asia. Themes may include the ideological justification of empires; military and political control; the construction of colonial knowledge; the cultures of empires; inter-ethnic relations; economic, medical and urban policies; gender and sexuality; opposition to imperialism; and the heritage of empire.

Classes
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
one 2000 word essay, one tutorial activity, one 1500 word exam

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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