Historiography On China

This graduate module examines the history of history writings on China, turning the pool of extant secondary publications into a primary source of analysis. Certain major authors and their works will be highlighted, with attention paid to inter-disciplinary approaches. Their selection is aimed at achieving a broad coverage of the various streams of traditional Chinese historiography, Chinese Marxist writings and Western historical analyses. The reading and writing of book reviews and literature surveys are integral parts of this module.

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