HIST 321, EAST 220
China from Present to Past, 2015-600
Underlying causes of current issues facing China traced back to their origins in the premodern period. Topics include economic development, corruption, environmental crises, gender, and Pacific island disputes. Selected primary-source readings in English, images, videos, and Web resources.
China’s Age of Discovery
Study of China’s maritime history focusing on the period 1000–1500, culminating with the Zheng He voyages and their cancellation.