The Rise of Contemporary China

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCHC1046 HIST (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GCHC1046 aims to introduce contemporary Chinese history from 1949 to the present. It discusses the rise of Communism in China, the different political movements (campaigns), the role of Mao Zedong and other political leaders in shaping the country’s development, and the relaxed outcomes and problems. Then, the course assesses the contribution of Deng Xiaoping and the Four Modernizations. It also traces the various economic policies from 1949 to the present.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.