20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module will examine practices of empire in East Asia as political and cultural systems. Through lectures, it will introduce the dynamics of expansion, the political and cultural relationships sustaining formal and informal empire, and the impact of empire on Asian nationalisms and on the processes of identity formation. Students will explore these issues in greater depth in seminar classes through work on primary sources.

Staff Contact: Dr Marjorie Dryburgh, School of East Asian Studies
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Assessment: Formal Examination, Essay, Seminar Presentation

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