Ancient Chinese History (CHSC6904)


This unit of study offers an introduction to Chinese history from the first settlements to the end of the Tang Dynasty (later prehistory to 907AD). It begins with a consideration of the influences and factors that shaped the early periods of state conflict and state formation. It then continues with the development of the imperial system through the Qin, Han and subsequent dynasties, outlining continuity and change in the emergence of Chinese civilisation.

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1x2-hr seminar/week


1000 word tutorial assignment (15%) and 1500wd in class individual presentation (25%) and seminar participation (10%) and 2500wd final essay (50%)

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