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The City in Imperial China

391B
Subject: 
HISTORY

The evolution of cities in the early imperial, medieval, and early modern periods. Topics include physical structure, social order, cultural forms, economic roles, relations to rural hinterlands, and the contrast between imperial capitals and other cities. Comparative cases from European history. Readings include primary and secondary sources, and visual materials.

Course ID: 
207 561
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit