Faculty of Arts


KOREAN 341

Modern Korean History: Resilience, Innovation and Transformation


Description

Aims to analyse historically the various ways in which the Koreans have understood, responded to and participated in the far-reaching changes which characterise modern Korean history.

The course is divided into four periods, ancient Korea and Choson (until nineteenth century), the Late Choson (1800-1910), the Colonial Period (1905-1945) and the National Division (1945-1960) and examines the chief internal and external forces that shaped the Korean nation up to the twentieth century.

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

Reading lists will be posted on the Talis course page.

Recommended Reading

Further readings will be posted on the Talis course page.

Assessment

20% review essay (1250 words)
40% essay (2500 words)
40% final exam (2 hours)

Points

KOREAN 341: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

KOREAN 120 and 15 points at stage II in Asian Studies or History

Restrictions

KOREAN 241


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