Twentieth-Century China

History 116D

Summer 2018
Second 6 Week Session
Instructor: 
Location: 
3106 Etcheverry
Day & Time: 
TuWTh, 1–3:30 p.m. | July 2–August 10
Class Number: 
15111
Units: 
4

 This course counts for the other world area requirement for the History major.

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.