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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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a********m
November 21, 2019
Just excellent. Professor Baum has spent his life studying, visiting and observing China. He delivers 48 passionate lectures full of incredible valuable information, objective analysis, and personal anecdotes from key moments of China’s recent history. If you enjoy learning impartial history and geopolitics, you will love this course.

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