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DHP P274: The Politics of the Korean Peninsula: Foreign and Inter-korean Relations

Course Description

An examination of Korea's modern "evolution" as a state and society. Emphasis on Korea's modern political history, from the origins and theory of statecraft in traditional Korea to the major geopolitical issues of the present day. Topics include Korea's relations with the great powers of the North Pacific and the primacy of international relations in the Korean world: from imperialism and Japanese colonialism, partition of the Korean peninsula and the establishment of two separate Koreas, Cold War politics and the Korean War, economic development and political freedom, to inter-Korean relations.

Course faculty: Sung-Yoon Lee
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2019

Faculty: Sung-Yoon Lee
Room: Mugar 200
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SIS number: 84339

Final Exam

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Fall 2020

Faculty: Sung-Yoon Lee
Room: Isobe Room (Mugar 251f)
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Final Exam

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