Pirates, Traders, and Colonial Settlers in Maritime East Asia|
Fall 2020 not offered
Between the 17th and mid-20th centuries, Mariners, traders, and adventurers from different parts of the world converged on East Asia to profit from trade and military conflict. Situated at crossroads of global trade networks, port cities of Canton and Nagasaki, as well as the islands of Taiwan, Tsushima, and the Ryukyus, became sites of political contestation. This course looks at how pirates, traders, and colonial settlers in maritime East Asia reshaped the economic and political order of the modern world.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)
Charles Holcombe, A HISTORY OF EAST ASIA (Cambridge, 2011) (ISBN 978-0-521-73164-5)
Primary sources will be posted on Moodle.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two short papers
One in-class final examination
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