This course will combine seminar discussion and some lectures to familiarize students with major debates about the development of traditional Chinese culture in imperial times. We will explore new scholarly works that challenge previous interpretative frameworks for Chinese culture, especially the idea of the dynastic cycle.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Arcp/Hist)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Jonathan Spence, TREASON BY THE BOOK
Eshrck, edi. "Cultural Revolution as History"
Lu Xun, "Diary of a Madman"
Vera Schwarcz, "Time for Telling Truth is Running out"
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly essay and one research paper.
|Instructor(s): Schwarcz,Vera Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-03:40PM; Location: FEAS SEM; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 7||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 4||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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