- Code ASIA2203
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Archaeology, Non Language Asian Studies, History
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Offered in See Future Offerings
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students who complete this course successfully
will be able to:
1. Discuss major research issues in Chinese archaeology;
2. Critique the portrayals of Chinese archaeology in history in academic literature;
3. Discuss the processes and impacts of major cultural events and developments in China during the range of
approximately 40,000 BC through AD 220;
4. Apply this information toward understanding the role of China and Asia in world history; and
5. Communicate knowledge of Chinese archaeology to general audiences.
One or two essays (4000 words), a learning journal (1000 words) or a final examination, and tutorial participation.
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32 contact hours per semester.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Watson, Burton, Early Chinese Literature, Columbia UP, 1962;
Mote, F.W., Intellectual Foundations of China, 2nd ed., Princeton UP, 1989.
Two ASIA coded courses amongst prerequisites.
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