This course is an introductory survey to the history of China from the middle of the 19th century up to the present. The course deals not only with the events of that period, but will also discusses competing concepts of history and will focus on key features of modern Chinese history.
Familiarize students with basic knowledge of the history of modern China, plus the development of academic writing skills.
5 EC * 28 hours = 140 hours
Keith R. Schoppa, The Columbia guide to modern Chinese history. New York: Columbia University Press (2000).
Highly recommended: Zarrow, Peter, China in War and Revolution, 1895-1949. London, New York: Routledge (2005).
Written Exam (90%)
Short essay (10%)
Please see departmental website for time and location.
Prof.dr. S.R. Landsberger, phone: 071 527 2530
Enroll in time for this course via uSis
For enrollment, visit the website Blackboard. Then click on: courses > Faculteit der Letteren > China, Talen en Culturen van > 2009-2010 > Registreer/enroll.