EAS248H1: Marxism and East Asia

Hours: 
24L

This course focuses on how Marxism became one of the most important and influential systems of revolutionary thought in East Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, and China in the twentieth century, with enormous repercussions for our present historical conjuncture. The course particularly focuses on the theoretical creativity and impasses that went into translating the basic tenets of Marxism to address particular, national questions in East Asia.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)