New Course for Spring 2015: The Frontier in Late Imperial China

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AS.310.308 The Frontier in Late Imperial China

Broadly focused on the late imperial period (1550 BCE–1911 CE), this course will discuss the impact of dramatic territorial expansion during this time, exploring how the imagination of a new “China” emerged amidst the changes in the political boundaries and ethnic communities on the northwest, southwest and maritime frontiers and its legacy on the modern Chinese nation-state.