Peter Perdue

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Professor of History
On leave: 
Spring 2019
+1 (203) 432-6145
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


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. 

Term: Fall 2018
Day/Time: Th 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
EAST 900

Master’s Thesis

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.

Term: Fall 2018
EAST 910

Independent Study

By arrangement with faculty and with approval of the DGS.

Term: Fall 2018
HIST 339

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.

Term: Fall 2018
Day/Time: T,Th 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM