War and Revolution in Modern China
Studies the dynamic interactions between wars and revolutions as well as military and political changes in modern China up to the mid-20th century. Focuses on the escalation of China's civil wars and its military engagements with foreign powers during its successive Republican, Nationalist and Communist revolutions. Special attention given to the militant radicalization of revolutionary politics and the simultaneous politicization of military forces and strategies, such as the militia/guerrilla-style "people's wars".
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 366, HIST 438 (if taken as section A01 in Sep-Dec 2013).