Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course surveys modern Chinese history from a global perspective starting from the 19th century to the dawn of the 21st century. It is a lecture and discussion course that aims to help the students develop a better understanding of the major events that have, for better or worse, shaped China and made it what it is today. The key themes of the course include: Chinese response to the demands of Western powers, foreign images of China, the Opium Wars, the rise of a new order, the fragmentation and reform of the Qing Empire, the rise and fall of the nationalist government, the rise of communism and the People's Republic, the challenge of Deng's reforms and China's impact on the world.

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Previously offered classes

Summer 2020: Online course

Section ID:HIST 1591 001-LEC
Number:1164
Class dates:June 22-August 4, 2020
Due date:Friday July 31, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM / Other, Off-Campus
Mode of instruction:Synchronous distance learning
Credit:3
Grade:Graded
Instructor:Sheng, J. (js624)
Max. enroll:20
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.