|(3 cr.) In this introduction to Chinese civilization from
the dawn of Chinese history until the end of the
dynastic cycle in 1911, students are first
introduced to the geography of China. Next, they
learn about the evolution of the Chinese written
language. Following this, the class considers the
three ways of thought-Confucianism, Taoism and
Buddhism-which provided the ideological glue
that held traditional Chinese society together.
Last, students explore the worlds of Chinese
literature, art and architecture.
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