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2015-2016 Catalog

INDS 128 China: An Ancient Civilization and New Global Power

This interim course will familiarize students with important aspects of the People's Republic of China, an ancient civilization and emerging global power. In a journey of two major cities (Xi'an and Beijing), this course will introduce students to Chinese cultural history, current economic development, and social life. Through directed readings, basic language studies, visits to historical sites, participation in cultural activities and lecture/discussion sessions, students will gain critical understanding of this complex nation. [H, GM2]


Furniss, Yang