HIS382H1: China from the Mongols to the Last Emperor

Hours: 
24L/12T

This course traces the history of Chinese empire from its political reorganization, economic expansion, and cultural efflorescence in the 11th century, through its peak of power in the 18th century, and to its decline during the 19th. We will consider how these centuries broke with as well as continued previous developments, and how they have influenced Chinese and world history in the last 150 years.

Prerequisite: 

HIS280Y1/​EAS103H1/​EAS209H1 or comparable course in E. Asian/Chinese history

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