GEOG 590. Understanding Central Asia. 3 Hours NW / S/W.

An intensive, multidisciplinary survey of Central Asia, focusing on the former Soviet republics-Kazakhstan, Krygystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan-with additional coverage of neighboring regions (the Caucasus and the Caspian basin, Afghanistan, and western China). The course addresses the history of the region (from the Silk Road to Soviet rule), geography, religion, and the building of post-Soviet states and societies. (Same as REES 510.) LEC.

Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/east-asian-languages-cultures/ba/

...EALC 541 Asian Film GEOG 396 East Asia...in Japan History HIST 590 Cultural History of...

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/slavic-languages-literature/minor/

...by 2 of the following: 6 Geography GEOG 590 Understanding Central Asia History HIST 115...