2010 EAC lectures and readings

2010 EAC lectures and readings - EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATIONS...

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EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATIONS FALL 2010 LECTURES AND READINGS The textbook for the course in Modern East Asia: A Brief History, Second Edition And can be purchased in the Bookstore. The articles and primary source readings that will be used in discussions (and are required for the course) can be found on Electronic Reserves in Blackboard. I. INITIAL CONSIDERATIONS 8/30 Introduction 9/1 The Idea of Asia 8/29 Discussion 9/6, 9/8, 9/10 - Holiday 9/13 East Asian Overview: Geography, Language and Culture Modern East Asia (MEA), 3-13 Electronic Reserve #1 (on Blackboard): Arnold Toynbee, ed., Half the World , 25-30 (E. Glahn, “Chinese Writing Through Four Millenia”) II. PHILOSOPHICAL AND RELIGIOUS FOUNDATIONS 9/15 Confucius and Confucianism MEA, 13-16 ER #2: Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture , 63-71 (“ The Great Learning, Doctrine of the Mean , and Five Forms of Conduct”) 9/17 Holiday 9/20 Daoism (Taoism) ER #3: Sources of Chinese Tradition , Vol. 1, 78-86 (“Metaphysics and Government in the Laozi”)
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