Branch: WEST BERGHOLT

Contact: Support Services
Telephone: 0300 303 3464
Email: wea.org.uk
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You are encouraged to book online if you can by searching for the Course ID on the National WEA website. Alternatively call the Support Team on 0300 303 3464, quoting the Course ID. If you prefer to speak directly to the branch contact please ring the Eastern Region office on 01223 417320 or email eastern@wea.org.uk and you will be put in touch.


2019/20 Courses


Course Title: Imperial China: Land and People
Course Number: C2226665
Course Description: China, one of the oldest continuous civilisations, is currently undergoing dramatic change and has emerged as a major world economy. The course will introduce you to more than 4,000 years of China's turbulent past and brilliant cultural achievements, when dynasty succeeded dynasty, through to the period of decay and exploitation by the West in the 19th century, and is essential background to a full understanding of modern China. - Introduction to China's landscape and people - Continuity in China's civilization and culture - Great dynasties - Strengths and weaknesses of the imperial system of China - Impact of the West - Decline and fall of the Chinese empire in the 19th and early 20th centuries; the rise of Republicanism (NOTE: this course covers the centuries from ancient times up to the 1912 revolution; it does not include Chairman Mao)
Tutor: Prynn, David
Venue: Methodist Hall (West Bergholt)
Day Of Week: Tuesday
Start Time: 19:45
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 21/01/20
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £58.00
Contact: Regional Office
Telephone: 01223 417320
Email: eastern@wea.org.uk