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Course Summary (Syllabus)


    Semester : 2007 Spring
    Code : 42060 / 2 Credits

1. Objectives/Teaching method

    Malay world is comparatively new concept. It includes such nations as Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. The basic knowledge about its history is indispensable in order to understand the complexity of modern societies of the Malay world. With such scope in mind, students will be able to learn a basic knowledge about its history from pre-Islamic period, throughout the age of European colonialism, brief Japanese occupation upto independent nations in post-colonial period. The class will be conducted both in Japanese, English and Malay-Indonesian. It is desirable for the students to have a basic knowledge of Malay-Indonesian language. For those who wish to join the class but not so confident of his/her language ability, please consult the teacher independently.

2. Materials/Reading List



    #1 General introduction to Malay World

    #2 Archaeological evidence

    #3 Ancient Indian influence

    #4 Rise of classical civilization in Malay archipelago

    #5 Evolution of the classical civilization

    #6 Arrival of Islamic civilization into SEA.

    #7 Arrival of the western powers; Portuguese and Spanish

    #8 Arrival of the western powers; Dutch and British

    #9 From factory to colony

    #10 Imperialism in SEA

    #11 Fall of the western powers.

    #12 Japanese occupation and its influence

    #13 Post colonial period in SEA

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9. Course URL

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