Course Description

East Asian History

HIEA 1501

Introductory Seminar in East Asian History

Question of "China"
Fall 2017

In this class the students read and discuss a series of major scholarships about China, exploring the question of “China” as a historical process, a civilization, a territorial area, a “nation,” a sociopolitical system, and a member of the international community.  Evaluation of the student’s performance in the class is based on biweekly book reports and participation in class discussions.

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Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904


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