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|HIST 1121 - The Modern Chinese Nation: An Idea and Its Limits|
How did the Chinese empire become a nation-state? This question drives a survey of the history of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Chinese societies overseas from 1895 to the present. We will explore a variety of conceptions of the Chinese nation and the rise of new state formations, investigating the extent to which they shaped the way people experienced everyday life. We will also pay attention to those who have been excluded by or unwillingly drafted into these processes, or who live outside them altogether, looking at other ways society has been organized and culture defined.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting