History of Southeast Asia

JSIS A 221/ 221
  • Quarters: Summer
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV
  • Instructors: Christoph Giebel

Surveys Southeast Asian civilizations at the outset of Western colonial rule; the colonial impact on the traditional societies of Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines; nineteenth- and twentieth-century nationalist and revolutionary movements; emergence of Southeast Asia as a region in the modern world.