EAS364H1: China's Cultural Revolution: History and Memory

Hours: 
24L

No understanding of contemporary China is possible without understanding the ramifications of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). This course considers this tumultuous episode as a field of historical research and conceptual inquiry. This course critically examines a wide variety of sources, including scholarly accounts, official documents, personal memoirs, oral histories, and literary works.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)