HIST 384
Comparative Asian-American History, 1850-1965
Last Offered Fall 2007
Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

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This course explores the comparative history of Asians in America from the mid-nineteenth century to 1965. We will cover the histories of the Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Filipinos, and Asian Indians in light of Asian and American history. Topics include the international context of Asian emigration, patterns of immigration, Asians in the labor force, anti-Asian movements, development of Asian-American communities, the impact of the second world war on Asian Americans, and literary and other artistic expressions of the Asian-American experience. Readings will include selected primary sources, novels, and modern historical studies.
The Class: Format: discussion
Limit: 25
Expected: 15
Class#: 1362
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, two short papers (5-7 pages) and a 15-page research paper
Prerequisites: none; open to all
Distributions: Division II Exploring Diversity Initiative
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
ASST Interdepartmental Electives
HIST Group F Electives - U.S. + Canada

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