Prerequisite: 3 credits of History or equivalent learning community or topics course. Satisfies 3 credits toward Asian Studies minor. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III.
Course Description: Study of China in the 19th and 20th centuries. Unequal treaties. Opium War. Decline of the Manchu Dynasty. U.S. and European relations with China. War lords. Sun Yat Sen and Chiang Kai-shek. World War I and II. Rise of communism. Korean and Vietnam Wars. Relations with Taiwan.
Course Rotation: NYC: Spring -. PLV: Fall and Spring