STUDY.GUIDE.EASC150g.FINAL.ROSEN.FALL.2009.12.2.09.FINAL

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STUDY GUIDE FOR EASC 150G FINAL [FALL 2009] {Stanley Rosen} FINAL EXAM: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009 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 to the second edition (pp. 183-197) c. Zhiqun Zhu, ed., China, ( Thirteenth Edition), p. 49-69, 71-92, 186-195 (the sections on Taiwan and Hong Kong) d. Jeffrey Kingston, Japan in Transformation: 1952-2000 , pp. 1-128 e. Ian Buruma, Inventing Japan: 1853-1964 , 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 (p. 7) U.S.-China Potential Conflicts (p. 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; one double-sided page) 4. The Japanese Version” Study Guide (one double-sided page) 5. Tampopo ,” Notes on the Film (one double-sided page) 6. South Korea: Three two-sided pages (6 pp. in all) on the Kwangju Uprising of May 1980 and Presidents from 1948-present 7. Briefing on the Japanese Election of August 2009, with first page entitled “Lost in Transition” (Four double-sided pages, 8 pages in all, including a page on human rights in North Korea) 8. Variety and New York Times reviews on the South Korean film JSA” [Joint Security Area] (two double-sided pages, so 4 pages total) 3. Feature Films (and Documentary Film) a. Tampopo ” (Japan, 1986) b. JSA ” [Joint Security Area] (South Korea, 2000) c. Eat, Drink, Man, Woman ” (Taiwan, 1994) d. Infernal Affairs ” (Hong Kong, 2001, original version of the American remake The Departed ”) 1
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e. A State of Mind ” (British documentary on the “mass games” in North Korea, BBC Films, 2004) 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)
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