2017-2018 Catalog

HIST 243 Modern China: Colonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution

Chinese history from about 1600 to the present: the growth of the domestic economy, the rise of the Manchus and territorial expansion, encounter with the West, internal decline, rebellions, imperialism, nationalism, and revolution. Gender and national identity are key lenses through which to understand transformations during the modern period, including Modernization efforts, ideological struggles, and the cultural and economic transformations under the People's Republic.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus