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Introduction to Chinese Civilisation - ASNS1101

Year - 2019

A broad-ranging, chronologically-arranged introduction to Chinese civilisation from prehistory to recent times. Readings will include representative philosophical, literary and religious works in English translation. Social science perspectives will be introduced through lectures/tutorial readings on social history, kinship structure, modern change, etc. This unit of study will provide a foundation for more advanced work in Chinese studies.

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Classwork (20%), informal writing assignment(s), e.g., workbook (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 2x1500wd Essays (25% and 35%).

Additional information
No prior knowledge is assumed. All teaching and all assigned readings are in English.


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Asian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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