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4/9/2009 2:28:00 PM

john wills
john wills
Posts: 19
Subject: map - the project
Below is a chapter outline for the project. Click on the link to go to that chapter discussion.

Empire, Nation, Frontier, Network (aims and approaches) Empire, Nation, Frontier, Network (aims and approaches)

Introduction: Styles of SummaryIntroduction: Styles of Summary

Ch. 1: Origins and Qin-Han TransformationCh. 1: Origins and Qin-Han Transformation

Ch. 2: Buddhism and the TangCh. 2: Buddhism and the Tang

Ch. 3: The Song and Tenuous Multiplicities

Ch. 4: Yuan and Ming: Two Modes of Imperial Unification

Ch. 5: China and the Maritime World, 1517-1683

Ch. 6: Great Qing Among the States: North China, Inner Asia, and the Age of the Land Empires

Ch. 7: Canton Trade, the Opium War, and Rebellion

Ch. 8: , Treaty Ports, Concessions, 1860-1920

Ch. 9: China in the World Economy and the World Power System, 1860-1920

Ch. 10: Missionaries and Chinese Knowledge of the World, 1860-1920

Ch. 11: Contradictions of Nation-Building: Foreign Models and Advisors, 1900-1940

Ch. 12: Translingual and Transnational Structures: Trade, Urban Society, and Modern Culture, 1900-1940

Ch. 13: Hot War and Cold: The Kuomintang, the Chinese Communists, the Soviet Union, Japan, and America, 1920-1980

Ch. 14: "Greater China" Puzzle, 1980-2010

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4/9/2009 2:30:42 PM

john wills
john wills
Posts: 19
Subject: initial document
Attached below is my initial outline for the project.


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