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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- Spring '06
- World War II, japan, People's Republic of China, History of China, short essay question