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HIST 430A - Hereditary Dictatorships of the Modern World

(3 units) CO11
Thematic analysis of the peculiar modern institution of the hereditary dictatorship, focusing on Asia, cases studies including North Korea, Taiwan, and Turkmenistan.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify key transformations in diverse Asian social, political, economic, and cultural life during the late Cold War down to the present.
2. analyze and synthesize primary, secondary, and cultural sources.
3. find and use historical scholarship and sources to answer a research question.
4. present ideas in a clear and persuasive manner both orally and in writing, in accordance with the ethical principles governing scholarly inquiry.
5. analyze how hereditary dictatorships form and deform national identity within a shifting context of the broader international community.


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