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From ancient origins to the 19th century

XSeries Program in
History of China: Bronze Age to the Last Dynasties

What you will learn

  • China’s origins and how early concepts in Chinese culture still matter in the 21st century
  • How the relationship to the self evolved with the spread of aristocratic culture and Buddhism
  • Classical Chinese poetry and the ancient art of calligraphy
  • How a shifting social and political elite ultimately brings unity to China, ushering in an age of global empire
  • How the economic and political realities of today’s China originated in the region centuries ago
Expert instruction
5 high-quality courses
Progress at your own speed
1 year 7 months
1 - 3 hours per week
Discounted price: $670.50
Pre-discounted price: $745USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. HarvardX's History of China: Bronze Age to the Last Dynasties XSeries Program

Meet your instructors
from Harvard University (HarvardX)

Peter K. Bol
Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Harvard University
William C. Kirby
T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies
Harvard University

Experts from HarvardX committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $670.50
Pre-discounted price: $745USD
5 courses in 1 year 7 months
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