21H.351 Shanghai and China's Modernization


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Considers the history and function of Shanghai, from 1840 to the present, and its rise from provincial backwater to international metropolis. Examines its role as a primary point of economic, political, and social contact between China and the world, and the strong grip Shanghai holds on both the Chinese and foreign imagination. Students discuss the major events and figures of Shanghai, critique the classic historiography, and complete an independent project on Shanghai history.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.351 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Leighton.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Wednesdays in E51-285.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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