HIS 479 - Pacific World in Transition since 19th Century.
A course in world history, or consent of instructor. (3)GS.
Examination of diplomacy in the Pacific world, focusing on relationships between China, Japan, the United States and United Kingdom. Discussion of British and American imperialism including the Opium War in China, Perry in Japan, the “unequal treaties,” and Chinese and Japanese immigration to the US. Post-WWII to focus on US-Japan-China relationship and the coming/ending of Cold War Asia.