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Undergraduate Degree Programs

History (HIST)

HIST 486 (IL) Twentieth-Century China (3) China from the Republican Revolution of 1911 to the present; nationalism, cultural change; development of communism.

HIST (ASIA) 486 China in Revolution (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course examines the social and cultural history of modern China from 1900 to the present. Major topics may include the formation of a modern national state, relationships between society and government, economic development and environmental crises, changes in kinship and family life, and changing relationships between elite and popular culture. The course uses excerpts from primary documents, fiction, and film to help students understand the modern Chinese historical experience.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Other Cultures and Humanities
Effective: Spring 2006 Ending: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 orHIST 300H (Honors in East Asian History)

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.