- Code ASIA2017
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Tomoko Akami
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This course aims to deepen students' understanding of the international relations of Northeast Asia from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It will examine the dynamic relationship among the empires, colonies and nation-states. It will focus on Japan, China, and Korea as the core of this region, and examine their relationship with each other, as well as with other powers, such as the USSR/Russia, the United States and Britain. While the region has been significant for global security especially since the 1930s, the course examines not only political and strategic relations, but also social and cultural relations that were important for their political relations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:It is expected that students will have a good background knowledge of the international relations of Northeast Asia from the late nineteenth century to the present. It is also expected that students will have some key frameworks for analysing the current international relations of NE Asia.
Tutorial attendance (5%),
Tutorial contribution to the discussions) (15%),
Book review (10%) 1,000 words,
Research essay (2,600 > words) (35%),
Final exam (2 hours) (35%)
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32 contact hours per semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Iriye, Akira, China and Japan in the Global Setting (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 1992).
Yahuda, M., The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: 1945-1995 (New York: Routledge, 1996).
Duus, Peter, Ramon H. Myers, and Mark R. Peattie, eds., The Japanese Informal Empire in China, 1895-1937 (Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1989).
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9089||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|