Intro To Chinese Culture Pre-Mod To 1840

Intro To Chinese Culture Pre-Mod To 1840

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This course introduces students to pre-modern Chinese history, society, and culture up to 1840. Some of the major questions to be addressed include: Is ?China? the oldest continuous civilization? Was it culturally and ethnically homogenous? Was Chinese traditional culture and society ?patriarchal?? To what extent was the state successful in penetrating into daily lives of individuals? Course assignments will include primary and secondary literature (entirely in English) as well as visual and material culture sources. No prior knowledge of Chinese history, culture, or language required.


Spring 2019
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CHI 330-001 3.0 Rm.213 Matthew V. Wells
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