Mrs. Nixon in China, (from NARA, the National Archives and Record Administration www.archives.gov
Grades for this course are largely based on an in-class midterm exam, two quizzes, and a final take-home exam/essay. All are available in this course site.
This course analyzes contemporary Chinese politics, both pre-Communist and Communist. It focuses on the process of modernization and political development of Chinese civilization. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject at greater depth through reading and individual research.
*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.