Week 1-2 Political Tradition and the Two Coasts of China

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Unformatted text preview: POLC 3020: Contemporary Chinese Govt & Politics Week 1 (2) Political Tradition and the Two Coasts of China Aug 25, 2010 Key Points • The East and the West • Geography • Political Tradition of China – The Imperial Rulers in China – What are the basic characteristics of Confucianism? – What are the dual roles Confucianism played in political sphere in China? • The Two Coasts of China – The foreign invasions to China and their consequences before the Western powers arrived in China in the mid-18 th century. The East and the West • Video clip: “The East and the West” (2008) China and the Chinese China and the Chinese • Population: 1.3 Billion 200,000,000 400,000,000 600,000,000 800,000,000 1,000,000,000 1,200,000,000 1,400,000,000 C h i n a I n d i a U S I n d o n e s i a B r a z i l P a k i s t a n B a n g l a d e s h R u s s i a N i g e r i a J a p a n M e x i c o P h i l i p p i n e s V i e t n a m G e r m a n y E g y p t E t h i o p i a T u r k e y I r a n T h a i l a n d C o n g o , D . R . F r a n c e U K I t a l y China India US Indonesia Brazil Pakistan Bangladesh Russia Nigeria Japan Mexico Philippines Vietnam Germany Egypt Ethiopia Turkey Iran Thailand Congo, D. R. France UK Italy Korea, South Burma Ukraine South Africa Colombia Sudan Spain Argentina Poland Tanzania Kenya Morocco Canada Algeria Afghanistan Peru Nepal Uganda Uzbekistan Saudi Arabia Iraq Venezuela Malaysia Korea, North Taiwan Ghana...
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