HIST 3960 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the Eighteenth Century

HIST 3960 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the Eighteenth Century (GB) (HA-AS, HST-AS) (EC-SEAP) (HAN)

Monday and Wednesday: 9:40-10:55

Professor Eric Tagliacozzo

Surveys the modern history of Southeast Asia with special attention to colonialism, the Chinese diaspora, and socio-cultural institutions.  Considers global transformations that brought "the West" into people's lives in Southeast Asia.  Focuses on the development of the modern nation-state, but also questions the narrative by incorporating groups that are typically excluded.  Assigns primary texts in translation.

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