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Revisiting the Idea of “Asia” Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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Premodern examples of the idea of Asia: -early Silk Road trade (as early as 1600 BCE)? -imperial expansion in E. Mediterranean (4th century BCE)? -13th century travels of Marco Polo -European travelers/explorers of 15th-16th centuries or -Sinocentric world view? -spread of Hindu/Buddhist/Muslim ideas across region? Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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Construction of “The Orient” European fascination for Chinoiserie , 18th century French invasion of Egypt, 1798 publication of 24-volume Description de l'Égypte, 1809 paintings of “harems,” 19th-century European fascination for Japonisme , 19th century and/or colonial rule of huge swaths of Asia, 17th-20th centuries? Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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The rhetoric of “Asia” Okakura Tenshin (1862-1913) Vivekananda (1863-1902) Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere (1940-1945) Poster of Manchukuo promoting harmony
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ASIA 150 taught by Professor Hewison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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