時間星期一 2:30pm-4:15 pm
This course focuses on the historical development of Southeast Asia since the coming of European powers with special reference from the nineteenth century. It examines and discusses how the historical development of the Southeast Asian region had been affected by colonialism, nationalism, communism, and regionalism. Certain specific themes like modernization, the legacy of Japanese occupation, and the process of nation-building in Southeast Asia will also be discussed.
The expected learning outcomes include:
The students can trace the historical development of Southeast Asia and explain the factors that shaping the modern history of Southeast Asia since the nineteenth century when it marked the rise of colonialism.
The students will be able to identify major characteristics of the historical development of modern Southeast Asia, with special reference to the impacts of colonialism, nationalism, communism and regionalism on the modern history of Southeast Asia.
The students should be able to get more familiar with and review critically the literature on history of modern Southeast Asia in order to conduct independent research studies in this area.
Tutorial Review Essay (25%)
Take-Home Examination (50%)
Please refer to the course outline to be available by late August 2019 in this website and elearn blackboard.