Imperial China and the World

History 116G

Fall 2017
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
222 Wheeler
Day & Time: 
TuTh 9:30-11
Class Number: 
44803
Units: 
4

The history of China's relationship to the world from earliest times to the 20th c. Provides historical contextualization for China's recent resurgence on the world stage. Topics will include early territorial expansion, the Silk Road, the Great Wall, the Chinese diaspora, Mongol and Manchu empire building, the impact of Europeans in the 19th c, the emergence of Chinese nationalism, and China's evolving role in the global economy.