• Length:
    6 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–4 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    中文
  • Video Transcript:
    English
  • Course Type:
    Self-paced on your time

Prerequisites

None

About this course

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Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.

In this part 1 of a three-part series, this Chinese history course will examine unique cultural relics identified by scholars as important to Chinese civilization. We will focus on agriculture, textiles, architecture, painted pottery, jade articles, bronze ware, shipbuilding and more. We will ignite your curiosity as we explore how these treasures reveal China’s past, and guide the future of Chinese culture.

中国考古学是以往100年中发展最为迅速的领域之一,大批珍贵文物的出土,不断刷新人们对文化中国的认识。本课程以4-6件(组)精品文物作引子,将学术界探索中华文明的过程作为线索,介绍古代中国在造船、玉器等诸多领域的杰出成就,其中不乏学术前沿的考古发现与研究成果,内容精彩纷呈,雅俗共赏,学生可以藉此获得对文化中国全方位的、直观而深入的认识。

What you'll learn

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  • History of Chinese agriculture and its impact on Chinese culture
  • The development of Chinese manufacturing
  • Chinese history through archeological excavations

Meet your instructors

Peng Lin
Professor and Doctorate Instructor, Department of History
Tsinghua University

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