HIS231 Colonial Rule in Southeast Asia

The unit examines the main features of colonial rule in Southeast Asia and the impact of colonial regimes on the political systems, economies and cultures of Southeast Asia. Competition between the colonial powers and the division of territories is examined and comparisons made between their different modes of rule. Students will become familiar with published research on the topic, and learn to identify, access and intelligently interpret primary and secondary source material, and gain an ability to communicate ideas in a clear and logical manner, in accordance with normal academic standards in History.

Unit Description

Semester 1 | 2017

Prescribed Text - NEW HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA