HIST 111 Making Modern China
Content: The history of China from the Song to the end of the twentieth century through primary sources (art, material culture of daily life, short stories, memoirs, political propaganda, and government documents, and music). We'll examine family, gender roles, sexuality, political and social structures, urbanization, resistance to Western imperialism, popular rebellions, World War Two, revolution, nationalism, modernization, the role of historical memory in contemporary China.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.