HIST 3530 Land of the Dragon Throne: Imperial China and its Origins
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 53.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Chinese civilization from its Neolithic beginnings through the late sixteenth century C.E. The earliest Yellow River civilizations, beginnings of royal institutions, foundations of Chinese religion, the cultural, social, and economic revolution of the Warring States, the establishment and evolution of the imperial state, China and Inner Asia, the spread of Buddhism, the growth of commerce, the flourishing of art and literature, the social order and ideology of the late empire.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.