History of Modern China history 3620

History of Modern China history 3620 - History of Modern...

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History of Modern China (HIST 3630-001) TTh 11:00-12:15 Brewster B-205 Fall 2006 John A. Tucker, Ph.D. Brewster A-304 Office Hours 12:30-1:30 or by appointment Office: 328-1028 Home: 756-4126 Email: Tuckerjo@mail.ecu.edu A. Course Description: This course explores the historical transformations that have led to the development of modern China. The course opens with an examination of the Qing dynasty, the last major dynasty in Chinese history, and then explores the forces, internal and external, driving China toward a major revolution in the twentieth century. After surveying the rivalry between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Nationalist Guomindang (GMD) Party, the course focuses on the emergence of the People's Republic of China, from the Mao years through the Deng Xiaoping-Jiang Zemin era. While the course focuses primarily on the mainland, i.e., traditional China geo-culturally speaking, attention is devoted to exploring "Chinas" at other levels, such as the Republic of China (Taiwan), Singapore, and overseas communities where
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