Rise of Asia

JSIS 203
  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S
  • Instructors: David Bachman

Key themes in the study of Asia, with focus on the present. Topics include: the notion of “Asia;” cultural and religious similarities and differences; comparison of colonial experiences under Western and Asian powers; World War II and liberation; postwar patterns of economic and political development; social patterns and issues.