2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 386 - Seminar: Managing Mongols, Manchus, and Muslims: China's Frontier History (16th-20th Centuries)


FDR: HU
Credits: 3

The unprecedented expansionism of China's last dynasty, the Qing (1644-1911), produced an ethnically and geographically diverse empire whose legacy is the current map and multiethnic society of today's People's Republic of China. The Qing Empire's establishment, extension and consolidation were inextricably bound up with the ethnic identity of its Manchu progenitors. The Manchu attempt to unify diversity resulted in a unique imperial project linking East, Inner and Southeast Asia. This course explores the multiethnic nature and limits of this unification, as well as its 20th-century transformations. Bello.




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