China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions and the Fall of Imperial China

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China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions and the Fall of Imperial China is the seventh of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Parts 6 - 10 make up China and the Modern World, taught by Professor William C. Kirby. Parts 1 - 5 make up China: Civilization and Empire, taught by Professor Peter K. Bol.  

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China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions and the Fall of Imperial China is the seventh of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Parts 6 - 10 make up China and the Modern World, taught by Professor William C. Kirby. Parts 1 - 5 make up China: Civilization and Empire, taught by Professor Peter K. Bol.  

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5 years, 7 months ago
This Part deals predominately with the 18th & 19th century when the world was changing rapidly through industrialization, technological advancements and rapidly advancing military aspirations. It becomes more clear that this course really has to skim the surface which it does well but unfortunately so much more could be said and taught about this period that it seems inadequate to touch on so many key events in China's history so lightly.
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5 years, 9 months ago
This installment ties in to more recent world events. The demise of the Qing is sad but inevitable given the circumstances occurring internally and externally. This would also lead to China trying out political systems other than Imperialism, which are discussed in part 8 of the series.
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