This unit of study examines the emergence of the People's Republic of China and the role played by the Chinese Communist Party in its creation. By looking at top-down party politics and grassroots movements from below we seek to understand the ways in which revolution defined both daily life and China's new position in the world.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.
Tutorial Participation (10%), 1x1.5hr Final Exam (30%), 1x2250wd Research Essay (40%), 1x500wd Essay Proposal (10%), 1x250wd Research Bibliography (10%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major