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HIST 148
Communist China, 1949–1989
Fall

A critical examination of the history of the People's Republic of China from its birth in 1949 to the student demonstration in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Topics include the historical context of China's revolutionary upsurge in the 20th century, particularly the theory and practice of Chinese Communism in an epoch of imperialism and war, the founding of the People's Republic and the early attempts at socialist reconstruction, the Cultural Revolution, the Deng era, and the student demonstration in Tiananmen Square.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
4

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Staff

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, International Perspectives, Written & Oral Comm II

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