Peter C. Perdue

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Professor of History
On leave: 
Spring 2017
115 Prospect St, Room 242, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Chinese History; Qing Dynasty; Qing Conquest of Central Asia; Grain Markets in China; Agricultural Development; Environmental History; Modern Chinese and Japanese Social and Economic History; History of Frontiers; World History
China, Transregional


ANTH 541, F&ES 836, HIST 965, PLSC 779

Agrarian Societies: Culture, Society, History, and Development

An interdisciplinary examination of agrarian societies, contemporary and historical, Western and non-Western. Major analytical perspectives from anthropology, economics, history, political science, and environmental studies are used to develop a meaning-centered and historically grounded account of the transformations of rural society.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: W 1:30 PM - 5:20 PM
EAST 910

Independent Study

By arrangement with faculty and with approval of the DGS.

Term: Fall 2016
HIST 858

Readings in Qing Documents

This course is an introduction to the use of documents from the Qing dynasty. We exam­ine selected archival and published materials, and discuss how to develop research proj­ects from primary source materials.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: Th 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM