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HIST304 China in Revolution

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A study of revolution, focused on China in the twentieth century.

This course examines in detail the revolutionary transformations that have occurred in China since 1911. The course will also enable students to explore the reasons for the continued conflict over Tibet and Xinjiang, as well as the wider process often referred to as 'the search for modern China'.

Paper title China in Revolution
Paper code HIST304
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $913.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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18 200-level ARTH or HIST points
Schedule C
Arts and Music

Teaching staff
Professor Brian Moloughney
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will gain

  • An understanding of the essential aspects of the revolutionary changes that occurred in twentieth century China
  • An appreciation of the relevance of differing theories concerning the relationship between revolution and modernity

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Thursday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 11-13, 19-20
A2 Monday 15:00-15:50 11-13, 19-20
A3 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 11-13, 19-20