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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|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$913.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.40|
- 18 100-level HIST points or 108 points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of History, Art History & Visual Culture's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Brian Moloughney
- Valerie Hansen, The Open Empire: A History of China to 1800 (2nd Edition).
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will gain
- 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