HISTORY 213

Mao Zedong, Revolution and China


Description

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.

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Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

10% Participation

10% Primary Source Analysis

10% Secondary Source Analysis

30% Research Essay

20% Creative Primary Source Document

20% In-class Test

Points

HISTORY 213: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

60 points passed

Restrictions

HISTORY 313