Modernization and Revolution in China has been written primarily with the undergraduate college student and lay historian in mind. There are many fine textbooks on China, but the authors of this book always had problems trying to find a survey of
San Jose State University THE LEGACY OF ASIA
Anthropology/Asia/Humanities/Religious Studies 114 Section 3
Spring 2010 Instructor: Office Location: Telephone: Email: Office Hours: Class Days/Time: Classroom: Prerequisites: Professor Annapurna Pandey Clark
Third analysis paper due Wednesday, 5th May, 2010. Though both were committed to social justice and nation building, Mao held that power came out of the mouth of a gun while Gandhi claimed that the root of power was moral force. Your response needs to com
Who Governs? Who Serves?
Reflection #1 is due on March 3rd, Wednesday, in class Legacy of Asia
Throughout their histories, both India and China have confronted issues of unity and disunity given the diversity of their populations and the reach of their bo
The new Chinese Republic: Lecture 5th Nov, 08 The Western Intrusion: Qian Long's Letter to George III. Lord Macartney. East India Co. Macao, Canton, Tea, Opium and War. Treaty of Nan king. Missionaries. Internal Collapse: Taipings and Hing Xiuchuan, Nian.
Third analysis paper due Wednesday, 26 th Nov, 08.
Compare and contrast nationalism in China and India covered in the course.
What is nationalism? How is nationalism used in these two societies historically? How did nationalism fit within the thinkers' o
Nation as an Imagined community: Benedict Anderson defined a nation as "an imagined political community [that is] imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign". An imagined community is different from an actual community because it is not (and can
HINDU VIEWS OF THE PERSON (INDIA) A_ KEY IDEAS OF THE HINDU VIEWS I_ The Microcosm-Macrocosm Relationship Atman-Brahman identity II_ Three Perspectives on the Person in Hinduism: 1_ Moksha Perspective (spiritual orientation) 2_ Dharma perspective (moral o
WOMEN, FAMILY, AND LINEAGE IN TRADITIONAL CHINA A_ KINSHIP TERMS AND RELATIONSHIPS 1_ Three Principles: Age, Gender, Generation 2_ Linguistic Complexity of Kinship a_ Everyday language b_ "Five Relations" and principles governing them: (1) father-child: a
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF THE CHINESE POLITICAL CULTURE A_ ANCIENT ("CLASSICAL") POLITICAL CULTURE 1_ The "Golden Age" a_ Three Sovereigns Fu Xi (Fu Hsi ["Tamer of Oxen"]) Zhu Rong (Chu Jung ["Invoker of Heat"]) Shen Nong (Shen Nung ["Devine Farmer"]) b_ Five
Satyagraha In Mass Political Non-Violent Resistance Non-cooperation In Punjab, the Jallianwala Bash massacre of civilians by British troops caused deep trauma to the nation, and increased public anger and acts of violence. Gandhi criticized both the actio
THE WAYS OF QING ZHONGGUO RESPONSES TO WESTERN CHALLENGES A_ INTRODUCTION 1_ An Introduction to the Qing Zhongguo 2_ The Three Ways of Qing Zhongguo Responses a_ The Way of Dynastic (Qing) Response b_ The Way of Hakka (non-Han and anti-Manchu) Response c_
Some thoughts on Gandhi film
1. What are the choices the filmmaker has made in presenting Gandhi on the screen? Is it a historical narrative? If it is, what are the tropes he has chosen to present Gandhi on the screen? Why does the film begin with his dea
THE NEW CHINESE REPUBLIC
4 The New Chinese Republic
ernize" China's educational system with the creation of new schools and curricula alienated the gentry, in other words, Han Chinese who had succeeded in the exams or whose sons would eventually rise t
NAnONAUSTS AND COMMUNISTS
5 Nationalists and Communists
animals about to die. Yet some of them managed to recover and breathe new life into their party, especially a group located in Jiangxi Province in southeast China. The life span of that effort pro