Units of Study

HSTY1090 - History of Chinese Civilisation

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andres Rodriguez
Phone: +61 2 9351 3782
Email: andres.rodriguez@sydney.edu.au

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

1x500wd essay outline (10%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

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

Prohibitions

ASNS1101

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Monday

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

HSTY1090

Lecture

             

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