HIST 282: Traditional China
Degree Requirements: F3 F9 Asian Studies Elective
Major Requirement: History Asia, Period prior to 1500
Beginning with the earliest evidence of human civilization in the region, this course traces the emergence of political states within China and their eventual unification into a single empire, an institution that persisted for millennia. Throughout this process the development of literature, religion, philosophy, and material culture in Chinese society all played a role in shaping the character of China today.