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HIST 4043 Environment, Economy and Politics in Medieval China (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

During the tenth through thirteenth centuries, China was believed to have experienced a “Medieval Economic Revolution.” Production surged; markets mushroomed. The Chinese enjoyed a higher living standard than people in the rest of the world. Questions are: How did this happen? And why didn’t it continue to grow into an industrial economy? This course explores these questions by investigating the environmental, political, and socio-economic transitions during this period.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ling Zhang

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17