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HIST 480 - Modern Chinese Social History


A comprehensive exploration of key themes and topics in the social, cultural, economic, and political histories of late-imperial and modern China. Long-term processes such as China’s interaction with the West, the demise of the imperial system and the creation of a Western-influenced structure of government, the globalization of the economy, the rise of a Western-oriented bourgeoisie, and an agrarian crisis form the backdrop to the Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, the Boxer Uprising, the 1911 Revolution, the Chinese Renaissance, and the rise of the Nationalist and Communist parties.

Prerequisites & Notes: HIST 281 or HIST 372 or EAST 202.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter



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