R Kent Guy
Intensive survey of Chinese civilization from earliest times to today. Introduces all students, including East Asian history majors, to the general sweep of Chinese history. Social, cultural, and intellectual developments.
A survey of Chinese civilization from the earliest times to the present, designed to provide a broad understanding of the development of Chinese civilization, and a sense of how the Chinese understand their own past. Themes to be covered will include: the origins and development of China's humanistic philosophical tradition; the structure and mechanisms of imperial rule; China's medieval and early modern social transformations; the arrival of the modern age in China; and contemporary problems and aspects. Arrangements can be made for W credit.
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General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
Assignments will be outlined in the course syllabus.
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