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History of China to 1644

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Course Description

This course covers Chinese history from the Neolithic through the Ming Dynasty. Special emphasis is given to the development of Chinese society and China’s role in world history.

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General Works

Dr. King's Recommended References, Not Accessible at Rice Library

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