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HIST230 - History of East Asia

 

This survey course traces China’s social, political, and cultural developments from the dynastic period to the present. Through this process, this course will examine the Chinese dynastic system, the rise of Confucianism, the adoption of Buddhism, technological developments, and explores the great diversity and impressive continuities of traditional Asian civilization. Additionally, students will explore the historical transformations that have led to the development of modern Asia as well as how China has historically impacted all of Asia. No prerequisite.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: A History of China - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also available in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9781557860781
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
Author: Rossabi, Morris
Unit Cost: $104.86
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Analects of Confucius- E-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also available in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9780231141659
Publication Info: Columbia University Press
Author: Burton Watson
Unit Cost: $14.76
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A