Survey of Modern China 1800-Present


The course introduces the broad political and social changes of the last two hundred years in China beginning with the Qing imperial era and the last emperors, to the Opium Wars, the turning point of the Taiping Rebellion, the Republican Revolution and Communist Revolution; with focus and introduction to critical thought on imperialism, nationalism and ethnicity, revolution and social change using primary documents, secondary readings and films.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 234
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring