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Colonialism in Modern Asia - HSTY2681

Year - 2020

In modern times, Asia represented a major terrain for expansion by such powers as Britain, France, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States. This inter-disciplinary unit explores and compares the policies, practices, and experiences of colonial powers in Asia. Themes may include the ideological justification of empires; military and political control; the construction of colonial knowledge; the cultures of empires; inter-ethnic relations; economic, medical and urban policies; gender and sexuality; opposition to imperialism; and the heritage of empire.

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

one 2000 word essay, one tutorial activity, one 1500 word exam


12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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