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This unit introduces students to the history of modern Southeast Asia. In the 15th century SE Asia was at the crossroads of a global economy, interacting with which modern Southeast Asia emerged. The unit examines the characteristics of the autonomous pre-colonial states, the impact on these states of European colonialism and the rise of nationalism and modern cultures, the impact of the Asia-Pacific war, post war national reconstruction and development, and the contemporary impact of globalisation and the emergence of transnational identities. Issues of cultural and ethnic identity, religious and artistic practices, and social and cultural change are considered throughout.
First assignment 1000 words 20%, second assignment 2000 words 40%, third assignment 1500 30%, tutorial task 500 words 10%
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