Final Study Guide Fall 2008

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STUDY GUIDE FOR EASC 150G FINAL [FALL 2008] {Stanley Rosen} FINAL EXAM: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2 – 4 p.m., THH 201 A. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FINAL 1 1. Readings a. Michael Breen, The Koreans ( Revised and Updated Edition ) (all) b. James L. Watson, ed., Golden Arches East: McDonald’s in East Asia (second edition), Introduction and any three of the five country/territory chapters, plus the update (pp. 183-197) c. Suzanne Ogden, ed., China, ( Twelfth Edition), p. 47-65, 68-91, 183-216 (the sections on Taiwan and Hong Kong) d. Jeffrey Kingston, Japan in Transformation: 1952-2000 , pp. 1-128 e. Ian Buruma, Inventing Japan: 1853-1864 , pp. 131-177 f. Nosaka Akiyuki, “American Hijiki,” in Howard Hibbett, ed., Contemporary Japanese Literature: An Anthology of Fiction, Film, and Other Writing Since 1945 , pp. 435-468 [ NOTE: “American Hijiki” may still be available for downloading from the following website: http://www.udel.edu/History/figal/hist371/text/orweek5.html ]; it should also be available on reserve. 2. Class Handouts 1. Taiwan: Terms, Names, Events, Data {Note: This handout was four pages (double-sided, so 8 pp. in all) and included: Election data, terms and facts (p. 1) Chronology of Major Events (pp. 2-3) Survey on Taiwanese/Chinese identity (p. 4) Survey on attitudes toward unification/independence (p. 5) Survey on party identification (p. 6) U.S.-China Greatest Concerns/Potential Conflicts (pp. 7-8) 2. Background and Current Situation in Hong Kong (one double-sided page), including Terms and Names (p. 1) and What will and won’t change after 1997 (p. 2) 3. The American Occupation of Japan (Outline for Rosen lecture) 4. The Japanese Version Study Guide (one double-sided page) 5. Tampopo ,” Notes on the Film 6. Tug-of-War: The Story of Taiwan ” (double-sided page) 3. Feature Films a. Tampopo ” (Japan, 1986) b. Old Boy ” (South Korea, 2005) 4. Videos a. Tug Of War: The Story of Taiwan” (PBS, 1999) b. “The Pacific Century, Part 5” ( Reinventing Japan ) (PBS, 1992) c. “The Pacific Century, Part 6” ( Inside Japan, Inc .) (PBS, 1992) d. “The Pacific Century, Part 8” ( The Fight for Democracy) (PBS, 1992) e. Sixty Minutes ” (Episode on Charles Robert Jenkins, American defector in North Korea who was released with his abducted Japanese wife, time permitting) (10/23/05) f. Sixty Minutes ” (Episode entitled “An American in North Korea,” on the last American defector, James Dresnok, still living in North Korea) (1/28/07) 1
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g. Sixty Minutes ” (“ Lost in Translation, ” Episode on the teaching of “ The Diary of Anne Frank ” in North Korea) (2/26/04) h. The Japanese Version ” (U.S., 1991) 5. Lectures a. “McDonald’s in East Asia,” by Rosen, as background to the Watson book b. “The American Occupation of Japan,” by Rosen, before showing of the documentary on that subject c. Some discussion on political campaigns in Taiwan, particularly the
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