Geographic Scope of
600 A.D. to Now
Hist 96W, Spring 2016
Tang Dynasty (618 907)
Five Dynasties (907 960)
Northern Song (960-1127)
Southern Song (1127-1279)
The Mongol Yuan
Other Schools of Thought and Types of
Connections: Prehistory 1
Warring States Literature and Art: The Case
of Chu 37
Biography: Guan Zhong 25
The Geography of the Chinese Subcontinent
The Southwest: State Expansion, Ethnic Identities, and Social Change
Guest instructor: Sunkyu Lee.
Pamela Kyle Crossley, Helen F. Siu, and Donald S. Sutton, eds., Empire at the Margins:
Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China (Berkeley: Uni
The author asks what challenges any post-imperial government had to face successfully to rule
all of China. How does this question create a perspective on the 1911 Revolution? What
features of the Chinese empire outlived the empire? In the articles
David Bellos two articles both concern the implementation of empire-wide policies in frontier areas and
how frontier conditions added complexities to these national policies. The first (2014) is about the 18 thcentury disaster relief in Mongolia. The seco
Giersch. 2014. Borderlands business.
What is Gierschs critique on previous studies that emphasized on transformative
outsiders? How is this paper different? Who were the transformative insiders?
How was the eighteenth-century trade in Yunnan different fro
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the editors of The Journal of
Author(s): Mark C. Elliott
Review by: Mark C. Elliott
Source: The Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Summer, 2000), pp. 154-156
R. Bin Wong, Chinas Agrarian Empire
Why does Wong say that the case of Chinese empire is a difficult one to locate comparatively?
Wong talks about a set of distinctive Chinese political ideas and institutions that, though
underwent important changes over
Here is the suggested sequence of going through the listed 5 documents/videos. No.1-2 deal
with the Manchus during the Qing; No.3-5 are on the Manchus after the fall of the Qing in 1911.
1. Mark C. Elliot (2006)
2. Edward Rhoads (2000), introduction and c