ASIA 3788: Pandemics, Empire and Survival of Asia and the World (2023-2024)

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In this course professor and students will explore how epidemics have played a critical role in shaping the history of empire/state-building in Asia and its global impacts. From the ancient Silk Road to the Covid-19 pandemics, the course tracks the links between history, geopolitics, and the spread of diseases. It highlights the interdependencies of pandemics with urbanization, revolution, nationalism, migration, trade and ultimately the rise and fall of empires in Asia and the world. Typically offered: Spring.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 41271 5 Zhiguo Ye
M,W,F
1:00PM-2:20 PM
03/27-06/06
Demaray Hall 354
20 of 30 seats open
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Equivalent: HIS 3788
Crosslisted with: HIS 3788 CRN: 41279
Attributes: Honors Course, Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Cultural Understand&Engagement
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term