Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

CLS-167 Understanding Cultures: Modern China (3)

Focuses on the 19th and 20th centuries, a period of confusion, violence and chaos, during which China has undergone a dramatic revolution. Compares how ancient China struggled to adopt the most useful practices of the western enlightenment while keeping its unique identity. Explores this struggle by examining geography, philosophy of Confucianism, and religious and political practices. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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