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China after the Treaty of Nanjing (1842) - JPM104
Anglický název: China after the Treaty of Nanjing (1842)
Zajišťuje: Katedra politologie (23-KP)
Fakulta: Fakulta sociálních věd
Platnost: od 2019
Semestr: letní
E-Kredity: 6
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:2/0, Zk [HT]
Počet míst: 50 / neurčen (25)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Virtuální mobilita / počet míst: ne
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Poznámka: předmět je možno zapsat mimo plán
povolen pro zápis po webu
při zápisu přednost, je-li ve stud. plánu
Garant: PhDr. Malvína Krausz Hladká, Ph.D.
Vyučující: Ing. Jan Bejkovský, Ph.D.
Třída: Courses not for incoming students
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Gabriela Baranyaiová (17.02.2020)
The course is focused on introducing students to modern history of China after 1842, which marks the time when China was first forced to enter international relations and abandon its isolation. The course will provide students with basic historical inertia necessary to critically analyse present China. On selected events, the course will demonstrate the most important trends shaping modern China. The course then focuses on the successes as well as challenges of present-day China. It looks into present day Chinese policies while indicating the historic continuities, thus giving students better and deeper understanding of Chinese affairs.

Course outline
1. Chinese historical inertia introduction (Confucianism, dynastic cycle etc.)
2. The clash of civilizations: 1842 Treaty of Nanjing (China loses to Great Britain, domestic dynastic crisis)
3. End of the last dynasty, founding of the Republic (China after 1911 revolution, early modernization movements
4. China in the inter-war period (Warlords, Chiang Kai-shek, Communists, Japanese aggression)
5. China during the WW2 (Importance of the 1936 Xian incident with its implications for Europe and outcomes of the WW2 in general, China as part of the Allied forces)
6. The Peoples Republic of China (Reasons for the Communist party victory, first policies implemented)
7. Mao Zedong and his campaigns (Big Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution)
8. The reforms of Deng Xiaoping after 1978 (4 modernizations, one-child policy, Tianmen massacre of 1989, special economic zones)
9. Modern Chinese economy (state capitalism, emergence of the huge SOEs, Go Global, state champions)
10. Modern China – issues and developments (Xinjiang, Tibet, One Belt One Road, Role of Xi Jinping, environmental issues, population aging, territorial disputes, relations with neighbours etc)
11. Modern China – issues and developments Modern China – issues and developments (Xinjiang, Tibet, One Belt One Road, Role of Xi Jinping, environmental issues, population aging, territorial disputes, relations with neighbours etc)
12. Modern China – issues and developments (Xinjiang, Tibet, One Belt One Road, Role of Xi Jinping, environmental issues, population aging, territorial disputes, relations with neighbours etc)
Cíl předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Gabriela Baranyaiová (17.02.2020)

The aim of the course is to introduce students to modern history of China after 1842 and thus enable them to analyse, understand and research present-day China policies and approaches to domestic as well international challenges.

After completing the course, students will be able to:

§  understand and analyse the most important events shaping modern China

§  understand and analyse the specifics of China and its historical inertia

§  understand and analyse modern development in China

§  understand and analyse the challenges China is facing

Podmínky zakončení předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Gabriela Baranyaiová (17.02.2020)

Evaluation composition

 

20% Seminar activity and attendance

40 % Written test

40 % Oral exam

 

Evaluation is performed as per Deans Provision.

 

  • 91% and more   =>           A
  • 81-90%             =>            B
  • 71-80%             =>            C
  • 61-70%             =>            D
  • 51-60%             =>            E
  • 0-50%                =>           F

 

Basic interpretation of A-F grading scale:

 

  • A – excellent (outstanding performance with only minor mistakes)
  • B – very good (above average performance with some mistakes)
  • C – good (overall good performance with a number of notable mistakes)
  • D – satisfactory (acceptable performance with significant mistakes)
  • E – sufficient (performance fulfils only minimum criteria)
  • F – insufficient/failed (more effort needs to be made).

 

Literatura - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Gabriela Baranyaiová (17.02.2020)

Obligatory

FAIRBANK, John King a Merle. GOLDMAN. China: a new history. 2nd enl. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0674018280.

 

FENBY, Jonathan a Merle. GOLDMAN. The Penguin history of modern China: the fall and rise of a great power, 1850 to the present. Second edition. London: Penguin Books, 2013. ISBN 978-014-1975-153.

 

MITTER, Rana. Modern China: a very short introduction. Second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Very short introductions. ISBN 978-019-8753-704.

 

Recommended

 

WALDER, Andrew. China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2017. ISBN 9780674975491.

 

SNOW, Edgar. Red star over China. New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1973. ISBN 978-080-2150-936.

 

VOGEL, Ezra F. a TRANSLATED FROM THE CHINESE BY ALLAN H. BARR. Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-067-4055-445.

WASSERSTROM, Jeffrey N. China in the 21st century: what everyone needs to know. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0195394122.

 

BELL, Daniel. China's new Confucianism: politics and everyday life in a changing society. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c2008. ISBN 978-0-691-13690-5.

 

HUA, Yu a TRANSLATED FROM THE CHINESE BY ALLAN H. BARR. China in ten words. New York: Anchor Books, 2012. ISBN 978-030-7739-797.

 

MCGREGOR, Richard. The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2010. ISBN 9780061998089.

 

 
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