Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia

JSIS A 244
  • Quarters: Spring
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV
  • Instructors: Christoph Giebel

Introduction to Western imperialist expansion, conquest, and colonial rule in Asia, the anti-colonial, nationalist resistances they engendered, and resultant cultural, political, economic, and intellectual transformations in Asian societies. Focus on post-1800 violence, racial hierarchies, and human rights abuses, as well as post-colonial memories, persistent strategies of domination, and structural inequities.