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Withdrawn Module: Dragon's Ascent: The Rise of Modern China, 1550 to Present Day (HI154)

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Please note that this module was available
until 2006, but has since been
withdrawn and is no longer available.


Tutor: Professor Anne Gerritsen

This undergraduate first-year and second-year option module focuses on the history of China from 1550 to the present. Seminar topics include:

  • The Chinese Empire: How Did it Work?
  • China in the Eighteenth Century
  • Orthodox and Heterodox Religions
  • China and the Wider World
  • China in Crisis
  • Restoration and Reform
  • Culture and Society of the Republican Era
  • The Rise of Communism
  • Mao's China
  • From Deng to Tiananmen