Feb 24-6 Western Imperialism in Asia

Background: Mike Davis, “Origins of the Third World“; Also read Andrew Gordon, Modern Japan chapters (cram and even memorize as many names, dates, places as you can, especially the map after the cover page)

Primary Sources: Treaty of Amity and Commerce (1858); Fukuzawa Yukichi, “On National Independence” (1875)

Class Slides from Wednesday, to 1880