HST 245 - The History of Modern China
This course is a survey of Chinese history from 1800 until the contemporary period. This 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 Social Science core requirement.
Prerequisites & Notes
One social science core curriculum course.