* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Is primarily concerned with the emergence of modern Asia. The unit begins with an analysis of European colonialism, its economic effects and cultural assumptions. Japan was the first Asian country to industrialise and modernise and the unit explores the ways Japan made this transition. The 20th century has been one of profound change and the unit considers the major events, people, and social, economic and political developments in Asia. Topics include: Orientalism, European ideas about Asia, nationalism, Marxism, independence movements and struggles, capitalism in Asia, socialism in Asia, regionalism and the emergence of the Asia Pacific.
ASSESSMENT: 2-hr exam in Nov (40%), tutorial participation (10%), 4 minor assignments (50%)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H,L Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Video conferencing - H,L A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
Recommended Texts Nicholas Knight,
Understanding Australia's Neighbours
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