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Fall and Rise of China

Get multilevel insights into one of the most astounding real-life dramas in modern history. Review China’s social, political, and economical rebirth, led by a Distinguished Professor of Political Science and expert.

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48 Lectures

1
Image of The Splendor That Was China, 600–1700
The Splendor That Was China, 600–1700
0 of 28 min
2
Image of Malthus and Manchu Hubris, 1730–1800
Malthus and Manchu Hubris, 1730–1800
0 of 29 min
3
Image of Barbarians at the Gate, 1800–1860
Barbarians at the Gate, 1800–1860
0 of 30 min
4
Image of Rural Misery and Rebellion, 1842–1860
Rural Misery and Rebellion, 1842–1860
0 of 28 min
5
Image of The Self-Strengthening Movement, 1860–1890
The Self-Strengthening Movement, 1860–1890
0 of 28 min
6
Image of Hundred Days of Reform and the Boxer Uprising
Hundred Days of Reform and the Boxer Uprising
0 of 27 min
7
Image of The End of Empire, 1900–1911
The End of Empire, 1900–1911
0 of 31 min
8
Image of The Failed Republic, 1912–1919
The Failed Republic, 1912–1919
0 of 30 min
9
Image of The Birth of Chinese Communism, 1917–1925
The Birth of Chinese Communism, 1917–1925
0 of 30 min
10
Image of Chiang, Mao, and Civil War, 1926–1934
Chiang, Mao, and Civil War, 1926–1934
0 of 29 min
11
Image of The Republican Experiment, 1927–1937
The Republican Experiment, 1927–1937
0 of 30 min
12
Image of Resist Japan! 1937–1945
Resist Japan! 1937–1945
0 of 29 min
13
Image of Chiang's Last Stand, 1945–1949
Chiang's Last Stand, 1945–1949
0 of 28 min
14
Image of The Chinese People Have Stood Up!
The Chinese People Have Stood Up!
0 of 29 min
15
Image of Korea, Taiwan, and the Cold War, 1950–1954
Korea, Taiwan, and the Cold War, 1950–1954
0 of 29 min
16
Image of Socialist Transformation, 1953–1957
Socialist Transformation, 1953–1957
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Cracks in the Monolith, 1957–1958
Cracks in the Monolith, 1957–1958
0 of 28 min
18
Image of The Great Leap Forward, 1958–1960
The Great Leap Forward, 1958–1960
0 of 29 min
19
Image of Demise of the Great Leap Forward, 1959–1962
Demise of the Great Leap Forward, 1959–1962
0 of 28 min
20
Image of Never Forget Class Struggle! 1962–1965
Never Forget Class Struggle! 1962–1965
0 of 27 min
21
Image of Long Live Chairman Mao! 1964–1965
Long Live Chairman Mao! 1964–1965
0 of 27 min
22
Image of Mao's Last Revolution Begins, 1965–1966
Mao's Last Revolution Begins, 1965–1966
0 of 30 min
23
Image of The Children's Crusade, 1966–1967
The Children's Crusade, 1966–1967
0 of 31 min
24
Image of The Storm Subsides, 1968–1969
The Storm Subsides, 1968–1969
0 of 30 min
25
Image of The Sino-Soviet War of Nerves, 1964–1969
The Sino-Soviet War of Nerves, 1964–1969
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Nixon, Kissinger, and China, 1969–1972
Nixon, Kissinger, and China, 1969–1972
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Mao's Deterioration and Death, 1971–1976
Mao's Deterioration and Death, 1971–1976
0 of 30 min
28
Image of The Legacy of Mao Zedong—An Appraisal
The Legacy of Mao Zedong—An Appraisal
0 of 28 min
29
Image of The Post-Mao Interregnum, 1976–1977
The Post-Mao Interregnum, 1976–1977
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Hua Guofeng and the Four Modernizations
Hua Guofeng and the Four Modernizations
0 of 30 min
31
Image of Deng Takes Command, 1978–1979
Deng Takes Command, 1978–1979
0 of 30 min
32
Image of The Historic Third Plenum, 1978
The Historic Third Plenum, 1978
0 of 29 min
33
Image of The
The "Normalization" of U.S.-China Relations
0 of 31 min
34
Image of Deng Consolidates His Power, 1979–1980
Deng Consolidates His Power, 1979–1980
0 of 30 min
35
Image of Socialist Democracy and the Rule of Law
Socialist Democracy and the Rule of Law
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Burying Mao, 1981–1983
Burying Mao, 1981–1983
0 of 30 min
37
Image of To Get Rich Is Glorious, 1982–1986
To Get Rich Is Glorious, 1982–1986
0 of 31 min
38
Image of The Fault Lines of Reform, 1984–1987
The Fault Lines of Reform, 1984–1987
0 of 31 min
39
Image of The Road to Tiananmen, 1987–1989
The Road to Tiananmen, 1987–1989
0 of 30 min
40
Image of The Empire Strikes Back, 1989
The Empire Strikes Back, 1989
0 of 31 min
41
Image of After the Deluge, 1989–1992
After the Deluge, 1989–1992
0 of 30 min
42
Image of The
The "Roaring Nineties," 1992–1999
0 of 31 min
43
Image of The Rise of Chinese Nationalism, 1993–2001
The Rise of Chinese Nationalism, 1993–2001
0 of 29 min
44
Image of China's Lost Territories—Taiwan, Hong Kong
China's Lost Territories—Taiwan, Hong Kong
0 of 31 min
45
Image of China in the New Millennium, 2000–2008
China in the New Millennium, 2000–2008
0 of 32 min
46
Image of China's Information Revolution
China's Information Revolution
0 of 32 min
47
Image of One World, One Dream—The 2008 Olympics
One World, One Dream—The 2008 Olympics
0 of 29 min
48
Image of China's Rise—The Sleeping Giant Stirs
China's Rise—The Sleeping Giant Stirs
0 of 33 min

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m********m
June 9, 2019

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h********m
June 2, 2019
Very detailed course. Would be nice if he did an overall history of Chinese starting back to the Zhou

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h********m
May 31, 2019
Terrific! I love history that is heavy on politics.

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