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Salem, Oregon 97301

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HIST 282 (TH) China in Revolution, 1911-1949 (1)

This course focuses on the tumultuous years between 1911-1949, when China developed into a modern nation-state. Topics include: the political struggles behind the formation of the Republic of China; the intellectual and cultural revolutions of the May Fourth period; the development of an industrial economy; the rise of the Chinese Communist Party; the War of Resistance and civil war.

Mode of Inquiry: Thinking Historically; Asia Cluster

  • Offering: Alternate springs
  • Instructor: McCaffrey