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 instructed by C. Leighton.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesdays in 5-231.

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

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21H.351 was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Shanghai and China site or on the 21H.351 Stellar site.

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