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Global China: From the Mongols to the Ming (edX)

Explore the impact of the conquest dynasties and the world of the Ming. In the 13th century, by force of arms, the Mongols created the greatest empire in human history. Yet by the end of the Ming dynasty in the late 16th century, a new global economy emerged. New [...]
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China’s Political and Intellectual Foundations: From Sage Kings to Confucius (edX)

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China’s Political and Intellectual Foundations: From Sage Kings to Confucius (edX)
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Learn about China’s origins, its integral early thinkers, and competing states and schools of thought. This course, the first in a comprehensive series on China, introduces you to the history, geography, and culture of the country.
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Invasions, Rebellions, and the Fall of Imperial China (edX)

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Invasions, Rebellions, and the Fall of Imperial China (edX)
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An overview of modern Chinese history, including the fall of the Qing and the end of imperial China. In the 18th century, the Qing Dynasty is at its height; it is the wealthiest, most powerful, most civilized state on earth. And yet the 19th century brought enormous challenges for [...]
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China’s First Empires and the Rise of Buddhism (edX)

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China’s First Empires and the Rise of Buddhism (edX)
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Learn about the Qin and Han dynasties, and how Buddhism and ideas of self-realization influenced the medieval period. This course, the second in a collection on Chinese history and culture, addresses how the Qin dynasty conquered China and established a new system of government and how the Han dynasty [...]
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Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)

This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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中國古代歷史與人物--秦始皇 (Coursera)

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中國古代歷史與人物--秦始皇 (Coursera)
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本課程是作為歷史入門通識而設計,重點在於藉由歷史教育啟發同學的思維,而非背誦歷史知識。具體的課程目標,是為了讓修課同學感到: (一)有趣:重新發現學習歷史的樂趣。 (二)有用:重新認識學習歷史的價值。
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Intellectual Change in Early China: Warring States and Han (Coursera)

This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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Religious Transformation in Early China: the Period of Division (Coursera)

This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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Understanding China, 1700-2000: A Data Analytic Approach, Part 2 (Coursera)

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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Understanding China, 1700-2000: A Data Analytic Approach, Part 1 (Coursera)

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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