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From the end of the imperial era to today

XSeries Program in
History of China: The Modern Era

What you will learn

  • An overview of modern Chinese history, including the fall of the Qing and the end of imperial China.
  • How China engaged with the West and how this confrontation still resonates today.
  • The birth of modern China between the fall of the Qing and the end of World War II.
  • The rise of the Communist Party, the Cultural Revolution, and the reopening of China.
  • China from the rise of Deng Xiaoping to the present.
  • China’s global leadership role in the 21st century.
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: The Modern Era 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
Mark C. Elliott
Vice Provost for International Affairs
Harvard University

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