ANTH 0313 - Chinese Culture and Society

Credits: 3

This course is about the basics of the Chinese society and culture.  It sets out to decode the mystery of the Chinese civilization, its past, its present, and its possible future.  It examines how Chinese society's basic characteristics have developed as a result of the interactions of historical, geographic, economic, philosophical, political and religious factors.  It also considers how these factors are reflected in the contemporary dynamics of Chinese society and culture.  The thematic overview of the course focuses on the development of a civilization - how it has developed through the centuries and how it reveals itself in its contemporary form.

Prerequisites: ANTH 0101   or POLS 0110  or SOCI 0101  
SOCI 0313

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