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HIST304 China in Revolution

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

This course examines in detail the revolutionary transformation that occurred in China from 1911 until 1989. 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 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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18 200-level HIST or ARTH 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
An understanding of the essential aspects of the revolutionary changes that occurred in twentieth century China and an appreciation of the relevance of differing theories concerning the relationship between revolution and modernity.

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 19-22
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 9-12, 18-22


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 11-12, 19-20