|Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific (#AST1000)|
|A sense of place - Conceptual overview|
|Historical overview of Europeans|
in Asia and the Pacific
|Objectives | Video signpost | European views of the region | e-Learning activity - Europeans in Asia and the Pacific | Summary|
Learning Summary: Historical Overview of Europeans in Asia and the Pacific
At the completion of this module, you should be able to identify the perceptions Europeans held towards Asian and Pacific landscapes and peoples in the eighteenth century. You should also have a better understanding of the early patterns of European interaction with the indigenous populations of the Asia-Pacific region. Finally, you should also be able to critically evaluate the persistence of eighteenth century attitudes and values concerning the Asia-Pacific in the contemporary era.