EALL 873, EAST 573, HIST 873
China and the World circa 1900
Reading and discussion of significant themes in China and world history in the first decade of the twentieth century. We concentrate on topics that contain international, transnational, and comparative implications, and include discussion of literary and historical material. Most readings are in English, but selected primary sources in Asian languages may be used. Open to all History, East Asian Studies, and East Asian Languages and Literatures students, and others by request. Includes research paper and weekly writing exercises.
Directed reading and research on a topic approved by the DGS and advised by a faculty member (by arrangement) with expertise or specialized competence in the chosen field. Readings and research are done in preparation for the required master’s thesis.
By arrangement with faculty and with approval of the DGS.
China's Last Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Qing Dynasty, 1600-1912
An overview of important events and processes in China’s last and largest dynasty.