SINO2011

Taiwan Studies

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Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Disciplinary Elective Course
This course is about the past and contemporary characteristics of Taiwan, which includes the main island of Taiwan and the adjoining Matsu (Mazu), Kinmen (Jinmen), Penghu, and other minor islands. Students will explore the political, economic, social, and cultural dimensions of this region, and analyze its development from Dutch occupation in the 17th century to the present day. The course content will guide students to view the region from within as well as to better understand its relations with other regions and China.

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