History of the Chinese World

lantr1300  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of the Chinese World
5.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

Main themes
Introduction to the Chinese world as defined by Jacques Gernet, including both the non-Han minorities and the different diasporas and zones of influence of Chinese civilisation. The course covers the chronological, geographical, political, institutional, intellectual, economic and social frameworks of the Chinese world. 
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 By the end of this course, students will be able to better understand the frameworks of the history of the Chinese world. They will be able to identify appropriate sources of information available in Western languages. 
  • J. Gernet, Le monde chinois, Paris, 2002 (dernière édition).
  • J. Freches, Il était une fois la Chine. 4500 ans d'Histoire, Paris, 2005.
  • A. Brenard-Grouteau, La Chine. Histoire d'une civilisation millénaire, Paris, 2011
  • etc.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Minor in Chinese studies

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome

Minor "Decentering History: Subalternities and postcolonial Studies"