HISTORY 354 - War, Rebellion and Revolution in China Through Two Centuries
Section: 001
Term: FA 2020
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will explore how China was transformed through war, rebellion, and revolution, from the White Lotus Rebellion in the late 18th century through the last decades of the 20th century. Although the subject matter will be arranged chronologically, different time periods and epochs will be used to highlight different themes in Chinese revolutionary and military 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 1790 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 19th and 20th centuries has been characterized by both continuity and rupture. No prior knowledge of China or Chinese is required.

Class Format:

There will be two lectures and one section meeting each week.

HISTORY 354 - War, Rebellion and Revolution in China Through Two Centuries
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
28501
Open
41
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
33079
Open
1
 
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
33080
Open
11
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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