Mao Zedong, Revolution and China
An overview of modern Chinese history (late nineteenth century to around 1980), using the life of Mao Zedong (1893-1976) as a jumping-off point for discussions of Chinese political and cultural history. Topics include: the fall of the Qing dynasty, Western imperialism, World War II, the Cultural Revolution, economic reforms since 1976, women’s history, and religions in China.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HISTORY 213.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Not taught in 2022
10% Primary Source Analysis
10% Secondary Source Analysis
30% Research Essay
20% Creative Primary Source Document
20% In-class Test
HISTORY 213: 15 points
60 points passed