Life and Death in Late Imperial China: Social History of the 10th to 19th Centuries

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2023

This course is a survey of the social and cultural history of China from the Song to the mid-Qing (roughly from 1000 to 1800). The main topics discussed include urbanization and commerce; gender; family and kinship; education and the examination system, and religion and ritual. The main goal of the course will be to explore the relationship between social and cultural changes and political and intellectual developments.

 

Additional Information:
Faculty: Michael Szonyi
Semester: Full Spring Term
Time: TBA
CHNSHIS 113