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Survey of Contemporary Asia

Description:
This broad survey course provides a basic familiarity with some of the major political, social and cultural issues in modern Asia from the mid-nineteen century tot he present. We will deal specifically with China, Japan, Vietnam, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The major themes include: social inequality, religious and ethnic diversity, political conflict and economic change (South Asia): colonialism and war (South East Asia): military nationalism, revolution, alternative paths to modernity and economic development (East Asia). Asian Studies 115 is the gateway course for all students wishing to major in Asian Studies at UMass Boston.ASIAN 115L and HIST 115L are the same course.

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7266 MWF
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
Haroon,Sana W01-0029
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 20
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International|World Cultures Distribution

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4813 TuTh
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Irani,Ayesha Aspandiar W01-0004
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/23/2017 - 05/10/2017
Capacity: 35
Enrolled: 17
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International|World Cultures Distribution