Sep 14th 2015

Relics in Chinese History - Part 1: Agriculture and Manufacturing (edX)

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Discover manufacturing and agriculture’s role in the history of China as we explore Chinese culture through artifacts and relics.

Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.

In this part 1 of a three-part series, this Chinese history course will examine unique cultural relics identified by scholars as important to Chinese civilization. We will focus on agriculture, textiles, architecture, painted pottery, jade articles, bronze ware, shipbuilding and more. We will ignite your curiosity as we explore how these treasures reveal China’s past, and guide the future of Chinese culture.


What you'll learn:

- History of Chinese agriculture and its impact on Chinese culture

- The development of Chinese manufacturing

- Chinese history through archeological excavations