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HIST3372 History of Modern Southeast Asia

2021-2022年度 第一學期

時間星期一 2:30pm - 4:15pm

地點ELB 403

語言英語

課程講師 李曉康

課程簡介

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.

課程大綱

Lecture

Date

Topics & Required Readings

 

1

6 Sep

Introduction: Understanding Southeast Asian History

 

P. Kratoska, R. Raben & H. Nordbolt, “Locating Southeast Asia”, in P. Kratoska, R. Raben & H. Nordbolt (Eds.), Locating Southeast Asia: Geographies of Knowledge and Politics of Space. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 2005, pp. 1-19.

 

(Suggested reading for the first week.)

 

2

13 Sep

Coming of Colonial Powers

 

C. Lockard, “‘The Sea Common to All’: Maritime Frontiers, Port Cities, and Chinese Traders in the Southeast Asian Age of Commerce, ca. 1400-1750.” Journal of World History, 21 (2), 2010, pp. 219-247.

 

3

20 Sep

Colonial Intrusion

 

C. Lockard, Southeast Asia in World History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 93-134.

 

4

28 Sep

Impacts of Colonialism

 

T. Winichakul & E. Tagliacozzo, “Gradations of Colonialism in Southeast Asia’s ‘in-between’ Places”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 36-45.

 

5

4 Oct

Changes of Southeast Asian Societies and Economies

 

I. Brown, “Colonial Capitalism and Economic Transformation”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 155-164.

 

A. Kuar, “Migrant Labor and Welfare in Southeast Asia”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 165-176.

 

6

11 Oct

Rise of Nationalism

 

P. Zionman, “Colonizing Minds and Bodies: Schooling in Colonial Southeast Asia”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 46-54.

 

N. Owen, “Nationalism and Other Impulses of the Colonial Era”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 55-64.

 

7

18 Oct

Pacific War: Southeast Asia and Japan

 

P. Kratoska, “Southeast Asia from the Japanese Occupation to Independence”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 65-74.

 

8

25 Oct

Towards Independence

 

M. Ricklefs et al., A New History of Southeast Asia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 318-362.

 

9

1 Nov

The Cold War in Southeast Asia

 

S. Quinn-Judge, “The Cold War in Southeast Asia”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 86-95.

 

10

8 Nov

Regional Conflicts in Southeast Asia

 

S. Tonnesson, “War and Peace between Nations since 1945”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 86-107.

 

J. Roosa, “Separatism, Civil War, and Genocide: Conflicts within Nations”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 108-118.

 

11

 

15 Nov

Regional Cooperation and ASEAN 50

 

K. Mahbubani & J. Sng, The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace. Singapore: NUS Press, 2017, pp. 48-75, 177-206.

 

12

22 Nov

The Rise of Southeast Asian Developmental States

 

A. Booth, “Contemporary Capitalism and the Rise of the ‘Tigers'”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 177-187.

 

E. Headman, “Authoritarianism and Democracy”, in N. Owen (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 119-129.

 

13

30 Nov

 

Conclusion

 

 

課程評核及作業

Tutorials: 25 Marks

There are four tutorial sessions, which according to the department’s policy are compulsory. Students will be divided into groups to make one presentation based on the assigned readings. The mark distribution of this component comprises 17 marks for Presentation Performance, and 8 marks for Participation (including Comments and Discussion). Please note that 6 marks will be deducted for being absent from one tutorial session (i.e. 12 marks to be deducted for being absent from two tutorial sessions, and so on).

 

Tutorial 1: How did Southeast Asia change under Western powers’ colonial rule?

Lectures 3 & 4 readings

 

Tutorial 2: Was the rise of nationalism in Southeast Asia a result of the influx of new ideas?

Lecture 6 readings

  1. Reid, A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads. Malden and Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015, pp. 295-318.

 

Tutorial 3: To what extent World War II was a turning point for Southeast Asian region?

Lecture 7 reading

  1. Reid, A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads. Malden and Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015, pp. 319-346.

 

Tutorial 4: Was the independence of Southeast Asian countries inevitable in the post-World War II period?

Lecture 8 reading

 

Tutorial Review Essay: 25 Marks

Write a review essay with 2,000-2,500 words based on the reading materials assigned for tutorial presentation. The submission deadline is 14 days from the assigned presentation.

 

Take-Home Exam: 50 Marks

Students will be allowed around two weeks to write an essay in English with around 4,000-4,500 words in response to one of a few questions to be announced during the second last lecture, when more details such as submission date and methods will be provided.

學術著作誠信

請注意大學有關學術著作誠信的政策和規則,及適用於犯規事例的紀律指引和程序。詳情可瀏覽網址:http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/

學生遞交作業時,必須連同已簽署的聲明一併提交,表示他們知道有關政策、規則、指引及程序。

  • 如屬小組習作,則所有組員均須簽署聲明;所有組員(不論有否簽署聲明及不論有否直接或間接撰寫有問題的內容)均須負上集體責任及受到懲處。
  • 如作業以電腦製作、內容以文字為主,並經由大學「維誠」系統 (VeriGuide) 提交者,學生將作業的電子檔案上載到系統後,便會獲得收據,收據上已列明有關聲明。

未有夾附簽署妥當的聲明的作業,老師將不予批閱。

學生只須提交作業的最終版本。

學生將作業或作業的一部份用於超過一個用途(例如:同時符合兩科的要求)而沒有作出聲明會被視為未有聲明重覆使用作業。學生重覆使用其著作的措辭或某一、二句句子很常見,並可以接受,惟重覆使用全部內容則構成問題。在任何情況下,須先獲得相關老師同意方可提交作業。

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