Business in China Since 1800

Not offered regularly; consult department

Analyzes the characteristics of business in China since 1800 to provide a historical context for its contemporary economic development. Topics include China’s place in the world economy; early efforts at state-led industrialization; legal and social frameworks for business; foreign investments, companies, and competition; the emergence of a Chinese business class; the influence of socialism and reform-era politics on business. Includes case studies of contemporary companies and a research project.

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Offered Fall 2022

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.154

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TR 1-2:30, 56-162
Hiromu Nagahara Introductory HASS-H
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The Civil War and the Emergence of Modern America: 1861-1890

M EVE 7-10, E51-361
Merritt Roe Smith Intermediate HASS-H
21H.290

Economic Classics: The History of Economic Ideas from Ancient Times to the Present

W 2-5, 56-191
Ian Kumekawa
Intermediate HASS-H
21H.388 U 21H.988 G

Global Commodities, American Dreams

W 2-5, E51-390
Megan A. Black Graduate
Seminar
HASS-H

Not Offered This Term

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.107 21G.043

Introduction to Asian American Studies: Historical and Contemporary Issues

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng
Introductory HASS-H
21H.134 14.70

Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective

Anne E. C. McCants Introductory HASS-S CI-H
21H.151

Pre-Modern China

Tristan Brown Introductory HASS-H
21H.152

Modern China

MW 3:30-5, 56-180
Tristan Brown
Introductory HASS-H
21H.155

Modern Japan: 1600 to Present

Hiromu Nagahara Introductory HASS-H
21H.156 21G.045

Global Chinese Food: A Historical Overview

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng Introductory HASS-H
21H.157

Modern South Asia

Sana Aiyar Introductory HASS-S
21H.186

Nature and Environment in China

T 1-4, E51-390
Tristan Brown Introductory HASS-H
21H.187

US Environmental Governance: from National Parks to the Green New Deal

Megan A. Black Introductory HASS-H
21H.253 21G.075

The Global Chinese: Chinese Migration, 1567- Present

Not offered regularly; consult department
Emma Teng Intermediate HASS-H
21H.351 11.153

Shanghai and China’s Modernization

Not offered regularly; consult department
Staff Seminar HASS-H
21H.352 21G.042

Three Kingdoms: From History to Fiction, Comic, Film, and Game

TR 1-2:30, 14E-310
Emma Teng Seminar HASS-H
21H.354

World War II in Asia

W 1-4, 2-103
Hiromu Nagahara Seminar HASS-H
21H.357

South Asian Migrations

Sana Aiyar Seminar HASS-H
21H.382

Capitalism in the Age of Revolution

R 2-5, E51-285
Malick W. Ghachem Seminar HASS-H
21H.383 U 21H.982 G

Technology and the Global Economy

R 9-12, E51-285
Anne E. C. McCants Graduate
Seminar
HASS-S
21H.984 STS.414

Risk, Fortune, and Futurity

W 10-1, E51-393
Caley Horan
Will Deringer
Graduate