A Brief History of Modern China (1861-Present) (MLM1013)

15 credits

This module is designed to give you a general introduction to Chinese modern history and its central place on the world stage.  It will begin in the late 18th century with the fall of China’s last dynasty before moving to the history of the People’s Republic of China and the present.  The module will familiarise you with the key issues in Chinese history and put them in a global context.  This module offers a way for you to develop your particular interests in Chinese history, culture, and society through visual media (like art and film), scholarship, and the analysis of official documents.