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

HI417
Reading Seminar on 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
Exclusions
HI467* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.