2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 165 - Pre-Modern China: Religion, Philosophy, and Society


Credits: 4
An examination of pre-modern Chinese political and social history from 500 BCE to 1800 CE. This course focuses on the origin and transformation of the Chinese nation-state prior to its full-scale encounter with the West. Topics discussed may include: the origin of Chinese civilization, the formation of the nation-state, contending schools of philosophy and thought, the cycle of dynasties, the rise of pre-modern capitalism, women’s experiences, Han and minority relations, religions, and secret societies.

Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.