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Schedule: History of East Asia, Spring 2017

Week 1, January 9-13: History Bootcamp I

Read, View, or Play:
Quiz Read the Readings for Week 2(History Bootcamp II) and take the quiz on D2L by Monday night at 8 p.m. **

Do: Read the Read this first document after Wednesday at noon, read the syllabus, take the [syllabus quiz on D2L after Wednesday at noon and tell me a bit about yourself in the get-to-know-your form
Quiz: History Bootcamp II Readings

Week 2, January 15 - 20: History Bootcamp II

Read, View, or Play: You will need your Star ID to log in to our Library Databases for these readings.

  1. Climate and geography in ancient Asia and the Pacific Blackwell, Amy Hackney. "Climate and Geography in Ancient Asia and the Pacific." Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World. Facts On File, 2007. Accessed January 12, 2017. http://online.infobase.com/HRC/LearningCenter/Details/7?articleId=227152. Sections on Himalayas, China, Siberia/Mongolia and Japan, Mainland Southeast Asia, and Indonesia.
  2. Government organization in ancient Asia and the Pacific Blackwell, Amy Hackney. "Government Organization in Ancient Asia and the Pacific." Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World. Facts On File, 2007. Accessed January 12, 2017. http://online.infobase.com/HRC/LearningCenter/Details/7?articleId=226416. Sections on China, Japan, SE Asia
  3. Social organization in ancient Asia and the Pacific Beetz, Kirk H. "Social Organization in Ancient Asia and the Pacific." Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World. Facts On File, 2007. Accessed January 12, 2017. http://online.infobase.com/HRC/LearningCenter/Details/7?articleId=226277. Sections on China, Japan.
  4. Rice Feeds a Civilization "Rice Feeds a Civilization." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 9-11. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed January 12, 2017).

Do: Markdown Tutorial
Bootcamp II Assignment
Quiz: Module 2.1 Readings (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 3, January 22-27, Time 1

Read, View, or Play: 1. Shang Dynasty
2. Kinship in East Asia
3. Buddhism Reading
4. Confucianism Reading

Do: Time 1 Assignment
Quiz: Module 2.2 Readings (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 4, January 30 - February 3

Read, View, or Play: Yonglin, Jiang. "Han Dynasty." In Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, edited by Karen Christensen and David Levinson, 482-485. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed January 24, 2017). Article
Knapp, Keith N. "Qin and Han External Relations." In World History Encyclopedia, by Alfred J. Andrea. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Article
Knapp, Keith N. "Merchants and Trade in Qin and Han China." In World History Encyclopedia, by Alfred J. Andrea. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Article
May, Timothy. "The Acquisition of Horses in Han China." In World History Encyclopedia, by Alfred J. Andrea. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Article

Do Time 2 Assignment
Quiz: Module 3.1 Readings (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 5, Feburary 5 - 10, Images I

Read, View, or Play: 1. "Historical Periods of Japan." Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan. Facts On File, 2005. Accessed January 31, 2017. Timeline
2. Roberts, Jeremy. "Historical Periods of Early Japan." Japanese Mythology A to Z. Facts On File, 2003. Accessed January 31, 2017. Timeline 2
3. Japan "Japan." In Middle Ages Reference Library, edited by Judy Galens and Judson Knight, 175-184. Vol. 1, Almanac. Detroit: UXL, 2001. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed January 31, 2017).
4. Pagani, Catherine. "Painting—Japan." In Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, edited by Karen Christensen and David Levinson, 414-417. Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed January 31, 2017). Article

Do: Images 1 Assignment
Quiz: Module 3.2 Readings (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 6, February 12-17, Images II

Read, View, or Play: 1. "Emperor Taejo Unites Korea." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 103-105. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed February 7, 2017). Article
2. "Goguryeo." In Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 2008. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed February 7, 2017). Article
3. "Suryavarman II Builds Angkor Wat." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 121-124. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed February 7, 2017). Article
4. Duong. "Vietnam, History of, Prehistory to 938 CE." In Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, edited by Spencer C. Tucker. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Article
5. Verrone, Richard B. "Trung Sisters." In Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, edited by Karen Christensen and David Levinson, 533. Vol. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed February 7, 2017). Article

Do: Images 2 Assignment
Quiz: Introduction and Chapters 1-7 (to page 53) in Comrade Loves of the Samurai

Week 7, February 19-24, Maps Week I

Read, View, or Play: Introduction and Chapters 1-7 (to page 53) in Comrade Loves of the Samurai
Do: Comrade Loves Worksheet
Quiz: Comrade Loves II (Open Sunday at noon until Wednews at 8 p.m.)

Week 8, February 26 - March 3, Maps II

Read, View, or Play: Chapters 8- finish of Comrade Loves of the Samurai not including the poems.
Do: Words 1
Quiz: Tale of Kieu, Historical Background, Introduction, pages 1-79 (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Spring Break

Week 9, March 12 - 17, Words I

Read, View, or Play: Tale of Kieu, pages 1-79
Do: Words 2
Quiz: Tale of Kieu, pages 79-167. (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 10, March 19 - 24, Words II, Quiz 9

Read, View, or Play: 79-167
Do: Module 5.2 Assignment
Quiz: Numbers 1 Readings (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 11, March 26 - 31, Numbers I

Read, View, or Play:
- "The First Opium War Begins." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 292-295. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed March 21, 2017). Link to Opium War Article
- "The Boxer Rebellion." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 322-325. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed March 21, 2017). Link to Boxer Rebellion article
- "Asia is Drawn into World War I." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 333-336. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed March 21, 2017). Article on Asia and World War 1
- "China's Cultural Revolution Begins." In Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History, edited by Jennifer Stock, 381-384. Vol. 2, Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale Virtual Reference Library (accessed March 21, 2017).Article on Cultural Revolution
- Optional: Dongfang, Shao. "China: 19th Century to 1949." In Encyclopedia of Life Writing: Autobiographical and Biographical Forms, edited by Margaretta Jolly. Routledge, 2001. Timeline on China in the 19th-20th century
Do: Numbers 1
Quiz: Red Azalea, pages 1-103 (stop at the words "She devoured the book." (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 12, April 2 - 7, Numbers II

Read, View, or Play: Red Azalea, pages 1-103 (stop at the words "She devoured the book."
Do: Numbers 2

East Asia Per Capita GDP File (excel)
Quiz: Red Azalea, (pages 103-202, finishing with the sentence ("Yan stood by the kitchen entrance, looking at me.") (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 13, 9-14, Conversations I

Read, View, or Play: Red Azalea, (pages 103-202, finishing with the sentence ("Yan stood by the kitchen entrance, looking at me.")
Do: Module 7.1 Assignment
Quiz: Pages 203- end of book. (Open Friday at noon until Monday at 8 p.m.)

Week 14, April 17-20, Conversations II

Read, View, or Play: Red Azalea, (pages 203-306)
Do: Conversations 2 Assignment
Quiz: None

Week 15, April 23 - 28, Final Exhibit I

Read, View, or Play: Vietnam and the War
Do: Exhibits 1 Assignment
Questions on Vietnam and the War
Quiz: None

Week 16, April 30 - May 5

Read, View, or Play: None
Do:

  1. Exhibits peer review
  2. Exhibits Final Exam
    Quiz: None

Week 17 (Finals), May 7-12