East Asia NRC

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Education designated Georgetown's Asian Studies Program as an East Asia National Resource Center and assigned it the task of providing free educational resources and opportunities related to East Asia for K-12 and community college instructors and students.
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[Teacher's Guide] The Pacific War

July 28, 2014This teacher resource guide introduces readers to the events in the Pacific theater during the World War II. After the invasion of Manchuria and its withdrawal from the League of Nations, Japan was further isolated from the international community. Japan entered the WWII on the side of the Nazi Germany, while continuing to expand its empire... [Continue Reading]
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[Teacher's Guide] Republican China

July 25, 2014This teacher resource guide provides an overview of Chinese history from 1911-1949. After the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China was established. However, most Chinese people at the time did not understand the concept of nation-state. Throughout this period, the new citizens of the Republic grappled with what it meant to be... [Continue Reading]

[Teacher's Guide] Late Qing

June 24, 2014This teacher resource guide covers various historical events that occurred in the later years of the Qing Dynasty: The Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, the Sino-Japanese War, the Self-Strengthening Movement and the Hundred Days’ Reform, the Boxer Rebellion, and finally, the collapse of the Qing Dynasty. By Kelly Hammond, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Georgetown University Click... [Continue Reading]