Economic History of the Pacific Rim
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The economic history of the countries of Asia and Latin America having a Pacific Ocean coastline. The main focus is the period 1500 to 1940, namely when European exploration and colonialism dominated the region. Topics include trade, including the slave trade, mercantilism, the impact of European industrialization on economic relations, and the emergence of Japan as an industrial power.
Prerequisites: 100 or 104 or permission of the department; 225 or ENGR 240 or a minimum grade of B+ in ENGL 135, 146 or 147.
Undergraduate course in Economics offered by the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences.