Surveys major issues and approaches to the study of the role of the Chinese people in China's historical development. Historical focus of course varies with instructor. Recommended: HSTAS 211, HSTAS 452, HSTAS 453, or HSTAS/SISEA 454. Offered: jointly with HSTAS 456.
Social changes in 20th century China.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures and discussions.
Class assignments and grading
Short reviews and one short paper.