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HSTY2683 - Violence in Chinese History
Semester 2, 2010 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Helen Dunstan
Violence, like death, is universal, but what forms has it taken in China? Peasant rebellions and Red Guard warfare? Yes, but let's be more imaginative. Can a state - did the Chinese state - perpetrate violence? Against whom, and with what stated justifications? What forms has violent crime taken in China? What about violence to the natural environment, and cultural practices that did violence to the human body? This broad-ranging unit of study offers some unusual perspectives on Chinese history.
one 1750 word essay (35%), one 2250 word essay (35%), one individual or group oral presentation (equivalent to 500 words) (15%), tutorial participation (15%)
two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week
12 credit points of Junior History, Ancient History, or Asian Studies
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