HISTORY OF CHINA
STORIA DELLA CINA
From Antiquity to Contemporary Times
Dall’antichità alla contemporaneità
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This course will provide an overview of the main important events of the Chinese history from the archaic period to the twentieth century. In particular, the focus will be on the analysis of the philosophical and religious traditions, the ideological and political foundations that legitimize the dynastic succession and the formation of the republic.
Principal historical events of pre-imperial China. The influence of the “traditions” on the formation of the Empire. The Sinocentric ideology and the Chinese foreign relationship. From the Chinese Empire to the concept of the Chinese nation.
Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)
By the end of the course the students will be expected to have attained and demonstrated a general understanding of the principal events of the Chinese history. The students will be also able to contextualize and recognize the traditions, the political and ideological foundations belong to Chinese culture.
The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it
slides, videos and pictures.
Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment
Lectures, slides, videos and pictures.
- Course books
Required texts: 1) J. A. G. Roberts, Storia della Cina, Bologna: Il Mulino, 2001; 2) G. Samarani, La Cina del Novecento, Dalla fine dell’impero a oggi, Torino: Einaudi, 2004.
Additional materials and references for specific topics will be provided during the course.
Paper (6-10 page essay). Oral Assessment
Additional Information for Non-Attending Students
- Course books
Non-Attending Students need to contact the professor
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