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R Kent Guy
HSTAS 560
Seattle Campus

Field Course in Chinese History: 1276-1895

Introduction to the English-language literature on the Yuan, Min, and Qing dynasties. Recommended: either HSTAS 453 or equivalent.

Class description

HSTAS 560 Field Course in Chinese History, Sung to Early Ch’ing

K. Guy qing@u.washington.edu Smith 315A 616-5279

Please contact instructor for current description.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

There will be a two hour discussion of asigned reading per week. Students will also write papers on the assigned readigns, and prepare a reading list for continued work in the field.

Recommended preparation

Familiarity with late imperial China, acquired through HSTAS 453 or similar course.

Class assignments and grading

Papers on the assigned readigns in selected weeks of the quarter.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by R Kent Guy
Date: 10/20/2006