Prof. John Dower
Prof. Shigeru Miyagawa
21F.027 / 21F.590 / 21H.250 / CMS.874
Undergraduate / Graduate
Asia in the Modern World: Images and Representations examines visual representations of Asia, interpreting them from both historical and modern contexts. This course is based around using the Visualizing Cultures website. Case studies focus on Japan and China from the mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries.
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Dower, John, and Shigeru Miyagawa. 21F.027 Asia in the Modern World: Images & Representations, Spring 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/global-studies-and-languages/21f-027-asia-in-the-modern-world-images-representations-spring-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA