HST 385 Asian Civilization I, Antiquity to 1600 AD (A)

Surveys the historical development of South and East Asian civilizations with emphasis on cultures of China, India, and Japan. Topics to be explored include the origins of East and South Asian civilizations, and their influence on neighboring areas, the origins of major thought systems in the Asian civilizations, and the development of national unity before 1600 A.D. 3 Cr. Fall.