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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HST 245 - The History of Modern China

This course is a survey of Chinese history from 1800 to the contemporary period. The course examines the experience and interpretation of the 1911 Revolution, the Nationalist Revolution, the Communist Revolution, and the Cultural Revolution. The course also considers the role of the West in China’s development, China’s place in the East Asian world, intellectual trends, economic transformation, the natural environment, and the dilemmas of modernity for Chinese governments, intellectuals, and working people. Satisfies the World Cultures General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)