Dec 09, 2022  
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GEOG 256 - Geography of East and Southeast Asia


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

A critical geographic analysis and understanding of East and Southeast Asia including its natural environment, human landscapes, and historical geography, and how these aspects of place interact with each other in space. Examines East and Southeast Asia at multiple scales by providing a comprehensive analysis of spatial patterns within the region, across the region as a whole, and by considering how East and Southeast Asia interface with a globalizing planet. Explains the political and economic evolution of this region from the period of global colonialism, through the rise and fall of Marxist ideology to its current position as the emergent Asian Pacific Rim. Covers a broad range of topics, including: historical geography; physical geography; human-environment interactions; population dynamics; cultural geography; economic and agricultural development; urbanization and migration; and political geography. (Titled Geography of East Asia before 2014-15.)



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