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HIS 296Y - Topic: History of Non-Violent Activism in Modern Asia

Satisfies 3 credits toward East Asian Studies Minor. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III.

Course Description: Non-violence has been used by political leaders in 20th-century Asia to oppose Western colonialism, pursue democracy and justice, and resolve domestic and international conflicts. Mohandas Gandhi (India), Dalai Lama (Tibet), Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma), and civilians in Tiananmen Square (China) are the best examples. This course explores the history of non-violent activism across Asia from historical and comparative perspectives.

Course Rotation: NYC:Spring- Even Years

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge III

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: