IAS331 - South-East Asia in the 20th Century

This unit uses research skills students develop in the study of history to examine major events and themes in the 20th century history of the eleven countries of modern South-east Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. Some of the topics include nationalist and revolutionary movements, the effects of Japanese occupation during the Second World War, and the creation of new independent states post-war (in some cases, several decades later).

Unit Information

Semester 1 | 2020

PRESCRIBED TEXT - A NEW HISTORY OF SOUTH EAST ASIA

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