Traditional China: Earliest Times to 1644

Term: 

Not Offered AY 17-18

Req: 

HASS-H

Level: 

Introductory

Examines how traditional China originated a civilization of universal meaning and persistent influence, including ideologies, technologies, and culture. Explains how this unique civilization and the Chinese state at its center developed, considers its patterns, and assesses its impact. Emphasizes analysis of structures as well as knowledge of events.Wang Xizhi Watching Geese, Qian Xuan (ca. 1235) from metmuseum.org