A Faculty Project Course – Best Professors Teaching the World

Earlier scholarship on China has left us with a set of assumptions and characterizations that still powerfully affect opinion columns, television commentary, and popular books. In this course, we will rely on recent research and analysis to reach a new understanding of China’s recent past, its present and future.

The last lecture, “Qing and the World, ” has been posted, and closes Chapter 2 of the course. Chapter 3 will open with “The Withering State.”