ASIAN 354 - War, Rebellion and Revolution in China Through Two Centuries
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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This course will explore how China was transformed through war, rebellion, and revolution, from the Qianlong Era in the late-eighteenth century through the last decades of the twentieth century. Although the subject matter will be arranged chronologically, different time periods and epochs will be used to highlight different themes in Chinese political and social history. The course will draw on selected readings from secondary sources, as well as fiction and translated primary sources.

The course should enable students to identify and explain the significance and relevance of major figures, terms, events, and institutions in Chinese political, military, and social history from 1760 to 2000 by using supporting evidence from course readings. Students will acquire a nuanced and critical understanding of how the transformation in China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has been characterized by both continuity and rupture. No prior knowledge of China or proficiency in Chinese language are required.

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ASIAN 354 - War, Rebellion and Revolution in China Through Two Centuries
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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