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HIST 2051 Modern China (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will trace the history of China from roughly the year 1800 to the present, including the collapse of the imperial system, the rise of nationalism and new political ideologies, the forging of Chinese identity through war and revolution, and the gradual consolidation of the nation-state. The focus will be on the daily life of ordinary people, and their relationship to the family, the village/city, the environment, and the State; their connections with local, regional, and global economic and cultural networks; and their ethnic identity, religious practice, and gender relations.


Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Fulfills the Non-Western Requirement for History Majors

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17