Quiz 2 Study Guide - • Nationalism and Japanese...

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Quiz 2 Study Guide This quiz (March 22nd) will consist of one short essay question. You will pick one essay prompt from a list of two and answer it in 30 minutes. This quiz is designed both to check your progress in the course and to prepare you for the final exam, which will likely consist of some IDs and multiple essay questions. When studying for this quiz, give equal attention to the historical overview and the specific evidence drawn from your readings. Here is a list of the topics you should focus on: From the 1880s to 1945, you see the emergence, growth, and fall of Japanese imperialism. Some scholars see 1931 as a turning point, while others see more continuities than a sharp break. Take a stance and defend your position.
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Unformatted text preview: • Nationalism and Japanese colonialism are arguably two most important forces shaping Korea’s modern history from the 1880s to 1945, if not up to present. Explain their relationship to each other. • A consensus on modern Chinese history before the recent rise of the PRC was that China “missed opportunities” and experienced one failure after another. Based on what we have learned in class about Chinese history from the 1880s to 1949, is this view tenable? Why and why not? • East Asian between the 1880s and the 1940s saw a growing importance of warfare and ideology (for example- liberalism, nationalism, and Marxism). Which played a bigger role?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course ASIAN 205 taught by Professor Young during the Spring '06 term at University of Michigan.

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