China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong - Harvard University

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Part 10 covers the period from Deng Xiaoping to the present. It will explore five main themes utilizing the case method to better understand China today; it will end with the exploration of the question "Can China Lead?"
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History
China
Chinese History
Hong Kong
Taiwan

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China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong is the tenth of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with videos, readings, interactive engagements, assessments, and discussion forums. There are a total of 52 modules in ChinaX.

Parts 6 - 10 make up China and the Modern World, taught by Professor William C. Kirby. Parts 1 - 5 make up China: Civilization and Empire, taught by Professor Peter K. Bol.  

  • To examine the period from Deng Xiaoping’s rise in 1978 to the present, through the disciplines of sociology, political science and economics.
  • How China has maintained one-party rule in an era of reform and internationalization.
  • Five main themes in China’s rapid development: agriculture, entrepreneurship, education, environment, and literature, using Harvard Business School cases to better understand the contemporary Chinese scene.
  • Examine Greater China, with a focus on the Taiwan model, and Taiwan’s relationship with the People’s Republic of China.
  • How contemporary developments, and the current conception of a “Chinese Dream” are influenced by the legacies of China’s past.
  • To evaluate questions including: “Can China Lead?” and "Will the 21st century be “the Chinese century?”
  • To develop your own approaches to history and gain a critical appreciation of China’s literary, philosophical, political and cultural resources.
  • To express ideas more clearly and confidently; to think more analytically and critically through the study of primary and secondary sources.