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Spring 2019 History: East Asian GU4712 section 001
LOCAL HISTORY IN TIBET

Call Number 19091
Day & Time
Location
T 2:10pm-4:00pm
To be announced
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Gray W Tuttle
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description Tibetan culture covers an area roughly the size of Western Europe, yet most regions have not been the subject of sustained historical study. This course is designed for students interested in studying approaches to local history that attempt to ask large questions of relatively small places. Historiographic works from Tibetan studies (where they exist) will be examined in comparison with approaches drawn mainly from European and Chinese studies, as well as theories drawn from North/South American and Southeast Asian contexts. Given the centrality of Buddhist monasteries to Tibetan history (as “urban” centers, banks, governments, educational institutions, etc.) much of the course will deal with these.
Web Site Vergil
Department East Asian Languages and Cultures
Enrollment 12 students (20 max) as of 9:07PM Thursday, August 22, 2019
Subject History: East Asian
Number GU4712
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20191HSEA4712W001

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