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MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE SPRING 2006 FOR EAST ASIAN SOCIETIES 150g INSTRUCTOR: STANLEY ROSEN; TEACHING ASSISTANTS (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER): TIMUR MUKMINOV; DANIEL NAGASHIMA; SHI LIN; KATE SOLIMINE; XU XIAOQIU; JEANINE YUTANI PLANNED DATE OF THE MIDTERM [MARCH 9, 2006] {PLEASE BRING BLUE BOOKS OF EITHER SIZE TO THE EXAM; WE WILL COLLECT YOUR BLUEBOOKS AND GIVE YOU OUR STAMPED BLUEBOOKS} A. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MIDTERM 1. Readings a. Marion Levy, "Contrasting Factors in the Modernization of China and Japan," in Simon Smith Kuznets , Economic Growth: Brazil, India, Japan, pp. 496-536. b. Frances V. Moulder, "Comparing Japan and China: Some Theoretical and Methodological Issues," in Alvin D. Coox and Hilary Conroy, China and Japan: The Search for Balance Since World War I, pp. 85-111. c. Jung Chang, Wild Swans (all) d. Sheridan Prasso, The Asian Mystique {Concentrate on the material on China, Japan and Korea} e. Suzanne Ogden, ed., China, Eleventh Edition , pp. 1-44, 100-192 2. Class Handouts a. Lecture Sheet: "Modernization in China and Japan: Traditional Society [Levy] vs. World Economy [Moulder] Approaches b. Mini-Lecture on Reasons for Communist (CCP) Victory over the Nationalists c. Japanese, Korean (and some Chinese) Images in Film and TV d. Six page handout to accompany the documentary The Gate of Heavenly Peace , including articles from Time magazine (October 23, 1995), The New York Times (April 30, 1995), and a chronology of the student movement from April 15-June 4, 1989 e. “Japan and China: National Character Writ Large,” The New York Times, March 17, 2004, p. A4 f. “Using Feature Films to Study Chinese Politics, Ideology, Economics, Society and Cultural Change in China” g. “Godzilla vs. the Giant Scissors: Cutting the Antiwar Heart Out of a Classic,” The New York Times , May 1, 2005, Sect. 4, p. 13 (Note: e. and g. are on two sides of the same page) h. Two reviews of the film “ Ermo ” ( The New York Times , May 15, 1995, p. B 3) and The Asian Wall Street Journal , September 12, 1994, p. 15) 3. Feature Film a. " Ermo " (Zhou Xiaowen, director, Mainland China, 1994, 94 minutes) 4. Videos a. “Misunderstanding China” (CBS Reports, Charles Kuralt, 1972, 52 minutes) b. “The Simpsons: Thirty Minutes over Tokyo" (FOX, May 16, 1999) c. “The Simpsons: “Goo Goo Gai Pan” (FOX, March 13, 2005) d. “South Park: Chinpoko Mon” (Warner Brothers, November 3, 1999) e. “King of the Hill: Westie Side Story” (FOX, March 2, 1997) 1
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f. “Saturday Night Live: Japanese Game Show” (NBC) g. “Japanese, Korean (and some Chinese) Images in Film and TV” (close to 40 film and TV clips) h. "The Genius That Was China" (60 minutes, Nova, part 2: Empires in Collision) i. "The Genius That Was China" (60 minutes, Nova, part 3: The Threat from Japan) j. "River Elegy" (32 minutes, Central Chinese Television, China, 1988) k. “Wild Swans” (Filmmakers’ Library, 52 minutes) l. "China in Revolution, Part I, 1911-1936”
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