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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial per week |
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|Prerequisites:||Completion of first year requirements for the Asian studies major. For pre-2008 students: Usually 50 points of 1st year study in the Faculty of Arts.|
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr Lewis Mayo
|Subject Overview:|| |
This introductory subject examines Chinese society and culture by looking at the relationship between cultural systems and imperial power. It addresses the long-term development of social and intellectual structures in China in relation to empire as a political order and a system of territorial domination. Students should gain a foundation for further study of Chinese society and culture and specific skills in the writing of essays.
|Assessment:||A class paper of 800 words 15% (due a week after presentation in class), an essay of 1200 words 30% (due mid-semester) and an essay of 2000 words 45% (due during the examination period) and continuous tutorial participation 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||The Cambridge Illustrated History of China (Patricia Buckley Ebrey), Cambridge University Press,1996|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Formerly available as 110-027 Chinese Studies: Culture & Environment and as 110-183 Chinese Studies: Culture & Empire. Students who have completed 110-027 or 110-183 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Asian Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies)
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