Gateway Seminar: Cultural Exchange in Continental Asia
Continental Asian history since early 13th century through examination of cultural exchange among Mongol, Russian, Chinese, Indian, Muslim, and European colonial spheres of influence. Engages eyewitness accounts to provide hands-on experience of historians' craft. Exploration of issues of empire, colonialism, nationalism, globalization, modernity, liberalism, socialism, revolution, war, and religion. Introduction to historical thinking and writing through activities and assignments, including an article-length research project. Not open to students who have taken History 184S/Slavic and Eurasian Studies 184S. One course.
CCI, CZ, R