May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

HIST 542 - History of Buddhist Southeast Asia


History of Southeast Asian countries whose rulers adopted Buddhism (Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam), as well as parts of island Southeast Asia. Colonialism, modernity, and conflict are discussed, with special attention to relationship between Buddhism and the nationalist and popular movements of the twentieth century.

Credits: 3