Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI467
Research Seminar in Asia in World War II
1.0 Credit

This seminar analyzes World War II from an Asian perspective. Beginning in the 1930s, the seminar will examine the rise of the Japanese Empire, the collapse of Europe’s concessions and Asian colonies, the anti-colonial and nationalist dimensions of the war, war crimes, local anti-Japanese movements, collaboration and resistance in the Asian theatre, the debate around the atom bomb, the role of the Allies in Asia, the repercussions of the post-war period and the contested memory of the Asian war. {G}

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
HI417*.
Exclusions
Hi467*.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term research course.