History of China, 1839-1997
This playlist covers the history of China from the First Opium War (1839-42) to the handover of Hong Kong in 1997.
 
What this playlist includes:
66 lectures across 9 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. China – The First Opium War, 1839-42
Dr Lars Laamann
SOAS, University of London
2. China – The End of the Qing Dynasty, 1842-1911
Dr Lars Laamann
SOAS, University of London
3. China – The Rise of the Chinese Communist Party, 1921-49
Prof. Michael Dillon
Durham University
4. China – Sino-Japanese Relations, c.1840-1945
Dr Marjorie Dryburgh
Sheffield University
4.1. Political Exchange – 04:37
4.2. Cultural Exchange – 06:35
4.3. The Invasion of Manchuria – 05:00
4.4. Life in Manchukuo – 02:38
5. China – The Second Sino-Japanese War, 1937-45
Dr Tehyun Ma
Sheffield University
6. China – The Second Sino-Japanese War and Maoist China, 1937-76
Prof. Yangwen Zheng
Manchester University
8. China – Deng Xiaoping and the Opening of China, 1979-97
Prof. Frank Ching
HKUST
9. China – The Making of Modern China
Prof. Kerry Brown
King's College London
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