China and the Premodern World
Formerly: HIST 253, half of 252
Introduction to the political, intellectual and socioeconomic history of China and its relations with other premodern civilizations to 1840. Topics include Chinese philosophies and religions, imperial institutions and traditions, elite and popular classes, science and technology, the contacts of China with other premodern nations and comparison of these countries in a global context.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 265A, HIST 252, HIST 253, PACI 253.