units

ATS1318

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Bruce Jacobs

Notes

Previously coded HSY1050

Synopsis

A broad overview of Asian history from antiquity to the dawn of European maritime exploration in the sixteenth century. Topics studied include the Indus Valley civilisation; Hinduism and the caste system; traditional political thought; the rise of great empires in India, China and Southeast Asia; Mahayana Buddhism; the Japanese samurai; and Genghis Khan and the Mongols.

Assessment

Written (2500 words): 55%
Examinations (2 hours): 45%

Chief examiner(s)

Bruce Jacobs

Contact hours

2 lectures and 1 tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Religion and theology
Japanese studies
Indonesian studies
History
Chinese studies
Asian studies