History : Explores the origins and crises faced by China's final dynasty. Topics include Manchu conquest and identity, questions of empire and expansion, central and provincial government, the place of women in Qing China, encounters with Europe and the Americas, the Opium Wars, the Taiping Rebellion, and Boxer uprising.
Terms: Fall 2014
Instructors: Zhiming Chen (Fall)
Prerequisite: One previous course in Chinese or Asian history or permission of instructor