Social Movements in China, Late Imperial Times to the Present

History 345

Usual Description

Social movements from the Qing Dynasty to the present will be analyzed using social science theories about social movements, while interrogating them in the Chinese context. Cases may include: the White Lotus Rebellion, the Taiping Revolt, the Boxer Uprising, the Communist-led Revolution, strike waves of the 1930’s and 1957, the Cultural Revolution, the 1989 protests, and the Falungong protests of 1999-2000. Students will write a theoretically-informed research paper on a social movement of their choice.

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Areas of Interest
East Asia and China
East Asia China
Time Periods

Post-1644

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
History 345 Taught by David Kelley
History 345 Taught by David Kelley
History 345 Taught by David Kelley
History 345 Taught by David Kelley
History 345 Taught by David Kelley