Units of Study

HSTY1090 - History of Chinese Civilisation

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andres Rodriguez

Description

Images of China abound, from tiny female foot to endless Wall. But what of the historical realities that shaped today's emerging superpower? What links bronze monsters, clay warriors, little red books and Shanghai skyscrapers? This unit of study introduces the 4,000-year story, both looking at big issues and making time for ordinary people's lives. Through sampling the evidence historians use to understand the Chinese past, we establish a well-grounded sense of China's political, cultural, social and intellectual history.

Assessments

2x1500wd essay (2x30%), 1.5hr exam (25%), tutorial participation (15%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

ASNS1101

 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

HSTY1090

Lect

               

 Thursday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

HSTY1090

 

Lect

Extra .. 1

 

Extra .. 2

       
1 This class runs from Week 4 to Week 5
2 This class runs from Week 4 to Week 5

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