HistoryHIS140B History of Qing China, 1644-1911

Introduces students to how Qing China arose, expanded, and struggled to enter the modern world. Focuses on what the Qing empire had in common with other agrarian empires across Eurasia, commercialization and communication networks, elite mobility and peasant revolts, political legitimacy of the alien rule, maintaining social order (such as merchants' control and gender segregation), massive population growth and internal migration, as well as its conflicts with the industrial West.

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Minghui Hu