HIST 3960 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the Eighteenth Century (also ASAN 3396) (GB) (HA-AS, HST-AS) (EC-SEAP) (HAN)
Monday and Wednesday: 10:10-11:25 plus Independent Research
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.