20th Century China

History 116D

Fall 2018
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
106 Stanley
Day & Time: 
Mon/Wed/Fri 9–10am
Class Number: 
21632
Units: 
4

This course offers a survey of Chinese history from the turn of the twentieth century to the present. The narrative will focus on the rise of the Chinese party-state, the transformation of social groups and identities, and China’s changing role in the world. Topics include the fall of the Qing dynasty, the new Republic, the rivalry between Communists and Nationalists, the war with Japan, the Cultural Revolution, reform and opening, the 1989 democracy movement, and China’s global rise.