CAPS 1920

CAPS 1920

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course surveys modern Chinese history from 1644 to 1949. Time will be devoted to each of the three major periods: China's last empire, the Great Qing (1644-1911); the early Republic (1912-1927); and the Nationalist period (1928-1949). It guides students through pivotal events in modern Chinese history, and uncovers the origins and trajectory of China's painful transition from a powerful early modern empire to a country torn by civil unrest and imperialist invasion, and then from a newly-recognized "Great Power" in the post-World War II international order to a vanguard of the global communist revolution.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 1192HIST 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17642 CAPS 1920   LEC 001