HIST098 - INTRO TO KOREAN CIV

Description: 
This gateway course surveys the history of Korea from early times to the present. We will study the establishment of various sociopolitical orders and their characteristics alongside major cultural developments. Covered topics include: state formation and dissolution; the role of ideology and how it changes; religious beliefs and values; agriculture, commerce, and industry; changing family relations; responses to Western imperialism; and Korea’s increasing presence in the modern world as well as future prospects. Students will also be introduced to various interpretive approaches in the historiography. No prior knowledge of Korea or Korean language is presumed. The course fulfills History & Tradition Sector and Cross Cultural Analysis requirements.
Instructors: 
PARK, EUGENE
Day and Time: 
MW 1100AM-1200PM
Room: 
COLLEGE HALL 314
Activity: 
LEC
Cross Listings: 
  • EALC080401
Syllabus: 
Registration Notes: 
SECTION ACTIVITY CO-REQUISITE REQUIRED; CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS; HISTORY & TRADITION SECTOR