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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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Religion and Thought in Modern China: the Song, Jin, and Yuan (Coursera)

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Religion and Thought in Modern China: the Song, Jin, and Yuan (Coursera)
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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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Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought | 毛泽东思想概论 (edX)

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Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought | 毛泽东思想概论 (edX)
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Mao Zedong founded the People's Republic of China in 1949, but who was he and how did his theories, strategies and policies shape modern China? 毛泽东思想是中国共产党治国理政的指南针、显微镜和望远镜。本课程将带你探索这些政治理论的来龙去脉、微言大义和现实影响等。
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Will China Rise as a Disruptive Force? The Insiders’ Perspective (edX)

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Will China Rise as a Disruptive Force? The Insiders’ Perspective (edX)
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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 [...]
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Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong (edX)

Use the case study method to study China from the rise of Deng Xiaoping to the present. Using case studies from the Harvard Business School, this course will cover the contemporary Chinese scene by focusing on five main themes in China’s development: agriculture, entrepreneurship, education, environment, and [...]
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China and Communism (edX)

Explore the Maoist period of China, from the Communist Party to the death of Mao and the reopening of China. How did the Communists conquer China? What role does culture play? What are the successes and failures of the Chinese Communist Party after seizing power in 1949? What constitutes [...]
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Creating Modern China: The Republican Period to the Present (edX)

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Creating Modern China: The Republican Period to the Present (edX)
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Explore the birth of modern China with a focus on the time between the fall of the Qing and the end of World War II. What does it mean to be modern? What constitutes modern politics, modern institutions, a modern military, and modern infrastructure? In this period of great [...]
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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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Modern China’s Foundations: The Manchus and the Qing (edX)

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Modern China’s Foundations: The Manchus and the Qing (edX)
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Learn how the Manchus conquered the Qing and established the last of the imperial dynasties. This course, part of a comprehensive series on China, looks at the Qing state in the early 1600s and the challenges that the Manchus faced as minority rulers. While living in Chinese cities and [...]
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Literati China: Examinations, Neo-Confucianism, and Later Imperial China (edX)

Explore China’s imperial period, with a focus on the Song dynasty and the role of the exam system in government. Fundamental changes in government, the economy, and broader society took place between the 8th and 11th centuries in China. The state aristocracy gave way to new literati elite: educated [...]
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