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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIST 370 - Asia’s Rapid Industrialization

4.00 credit hours
This research seminar examines the phenomenon of rapid industrialization as it has been experienced by East Asian societies, with a special focus on Japan, Korea and China. The course considers the roots and consequences of Japan’s modern economic growth in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the ways in which both Korea and China have more recently emerged as important global economic powers in their own right. Each student designs, researches and writes a historical essay related to major course themes.

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Science, Ethical Dimensions, Writing Intensive.
iCon(s): Innovating the World, Sustaining Our World.

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