Valerie Hansen

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Stanley Woodward Professor of History
115 Prospect Street, Room 342, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
China to 1600; Chinese Religious and Legal History; Social History of the Silk Road


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.

Term: Spring 2021
Day/Time: T,Th 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
HIST 881

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.

Term: Spring 2021
Day/Time: W 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM