History 254: China to 1800: The Middle Kingdom in Global Perspective

 

 

SYLLABUS PACKET

(assignments, map quizes, exam information, etc.)

http://www.sfu.ca/~lclossey/HIST254.doc

 

LECTURE OUTLINES

Click on the lecture to see an outline for that lecture.

 

Number

Lecture

1

China and the Chinese

2

Shāng 商 and Zhōu周

3

Confucius & the Classical Tradition

4

Mohism and Daoism

5

Confucianism

6

Legalism and the Qin

7

Qn秦 and Hn 汉

8

The Han Synthesis

9

Han and the Pax Romana

10

Barbarian Realms

11

Medieval Daoism

12

Buddhism

13

Tng 唐

14

Tng and the Pax Sinica

15

Sng 宋

16

Commercial & Confucian Revolutions

17

Yun 元 and the Pax Mongolica

18

Mng 明

19

Western Religions in China

20

The Beginnings of Chinese-American Connections

21

Qīng 清

22

Qīng and the Pax Britannica

 

 

COMPLICATED DIAGRAM OF THE SONG ECONOMY

 

You may find these books useful for your second paper:

Sources of Chinese tradition: From Earliest Times to 1600. (eds. De Bary, Wm. Theodore; Bloom, Irene). Vol. 1. (2 Volumes). 2nd ed. Introduction to Asian Civilizations. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Wilkinson, Endymion Porter. Chinese History: A Manual. Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series, Vol. 52. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.