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HIST 157
China and the US in the 20th Century: Policy, Interests, and Imagination
Spring

The historical relationship between China and the US is full of twists and turns. This course approaches this relationship in two inter-connected spheres of engagement. We begin by examining state-to-state policy considerations and interests from the Open Door to Tiananmen Square in 1989. We then query how this history of state-to-state encounters can be further understood in the broader and parallel context of cultural construction and social perception, e.g., the interplay between religion and policy, China and the US in popular imagination, and China as a liberal myth.
Offered every third year beginning 2021-22.

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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, Multicultural Perspectives,

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Last Updated: 6/23/17