WHIS 253 History of Asia to 1500
A topical, comparative survey of the histories of India, China, and Japan to 1500, focusing on philosophy/religion, economics, politics, state-building, and cross-cultural communications. Particular emphasis on Hindu, Muslim, Confusan, Daoist, Buddhist, and Shinto ideas and interaction with the state, region, village, and family. Offered Fall only. (LA, OW3)
Prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. 100-level HIST course.
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