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HIST204 China: Oracle Bones to Revolution

Chinese history and culture from earliest times until the twentieth century.

This course explores major social, political and cultural developments in Chinese history. Throughout the course students will develop an understanding of key features of Chinese culture and civilisation and the way in which these continue to influence life in China today.

Paper title China: Oracle Bones to Revolution
Paper code HIST204
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
18 100-level HIST points or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of the major developments and transitions in Chinese history.
  • Knowledge of the distinguishing features of Chinese culture and how these have changed over time.
  • An ability to think critically about contemporary interpretations of Chinese history and culture.
Textbooks
Valerie Hansen, The Open Empire: A History of China to 1800 (2nd Edition).
Teaching staff
Professor Brian Moloughney
Contact
Professor Brian Moloughney

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 15:00-15:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20
A2 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20

Chinese history and culture from earliest times until the twentieth century.

This course explores major social, political and cultural developments in Chinese history. Throughout the course students will develop an understanding of key features of Chinese culture and civilisation and the way in which these continue to influence life in China today.

Paper title China: Oracle Bones to Revolution
Paper code HIST204
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 100-level HIST points or 108 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
Professor Brian Moloughney
Teaching staff
Professor Brian Moloughney
Textbooks
Valerie Hansen, The Open Empire: A History of China to 1800 (2nd Edition).
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of the major developments and transitions in Chinese history.
  • Knowledge of the distinguishing features of Chinese culture and how these have changed over time.
  • An ability to think critically about contemporary interpretations of Chinese history and culture.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
AND
B1 Thursday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 30, 32, 34, 37, 39
A2 Thursday 13:00-13:50 30, 32, 34, 37, 39