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Jun 19th 2017

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Jun 19th 2017

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Guides you through the Chinese masterpiece Zizhi Tongjian, an unprecedented work of governance and philosophical thinking spanning from the Warring States Period to the Tang Dynasty.

Average: 3.3 (4 votes)
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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.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
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Discover how writing systems and music played a major role in Chinese history through the study of 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.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

An insiders’ perspective on the economic, social and political impact of China’s rise on the world stage. China, one of the world’s oldest countries, is currently undergoing massive political, social and economic changes. The rapid emergence of China as a key player in the global political and economic landscape has led many to question how China’s decision makers perceive today’s world.

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Feb 6th 2017

Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.

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May 1st 2016

Part 2 covers the period from the Qin to the Sui with the creation of the first unified empire and an exploration of state building and dissolution, focusing on the realization of the self and the influence of Buddhism during the medieval period. China (Part 2): The Creation and End of Centralized Empire is the second of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
May 1st 2016

Part 1 includes an overview of China, historically, geographically, and culturally, starting with the origins and legitimation of what we come to know as China and includes an exploration of the integral thinkers (Confucius, Laozi etc.) of the early period. China (Part 1): Political and Intellectual Foundations: From the Sage Kings to Confucius and the Legalists is the first of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
May 1st 2016

Part 7 includes an overview of modern Chinese history, then covers the fall of the Qing dynasty and the end of imperial China. China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions and the Fall of Imperial China is the seventh of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
May 1st 2016

Part 10 covers the period from Deng Xiaoping to the present. It will explore five main themes utilizing the case method to better understand China today; it will end with the exploration of the question "Can China Lead?" China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong is the tenth of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 25th 2016

Part 5 explores the impact of the conquest dynasties and the world of the Ming. China (Part 5): From a Global Empire under the Mongols to a Global Economy under the Ming Dynasty is the fifth of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

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Apr 6th 2015

From da Vinci to Zhang Xu, Wu Daozi and Warhol, explore immortal works of Western and Chinese art and gain an appreciation of culture, history and civilization

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 25th 2014

This course explores China's rich and varied architectural history.

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Sep 15th 2014

本课程旨在加深学员对中国历史与古代社会生活的认识;促进对传统文化核心观点与基本精神的理解与把握;培养文化研究初步方法。

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