Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9205015752015History of China - IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Review of the history of Chinese resources. Learning the history of China Empire. Learning the relationship between China and Turks.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Serkan Acar
Learning Outcomes
11. To be able to learn the history of Chinese resources. (PÇ: 1,2)
22. To be able to understand the dynastic structures of China. (PÇ: 6)
33. To be able to analyze state organization of China. (PÇ. 5, 7)
44. To be able to understand the political history of the Chinese dynasties. (PÇ: 1, 7, 8)
5
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To be able to understand of foundation of China and able to learn political, economical and cultural history of China.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Geographic information of China and prehistoric agesTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
2Shang and Chou dynastiesTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
3Confucius and Lao-tseTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
4Chinese literature and arts in the oldest timesTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
5Han dynasty and rise of Hiung-nuTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
6Emperor Wu-ti and his timeTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
7Economic conditions in the Han and fall of dynastyTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
8Midterm examTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
9Disintegration of China Theoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
10China and T’o-pa Wei Theoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
11China and TurksTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
12Sui dynasty and its fallTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
13Foundation of T’ang dynastyTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
14Exotics in the T’angTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
15An Lu-shan rebellion and UighursTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
16Final examTheoric lectures, reading, narrative and discuss
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Wolfram Eberhad, Çin Tarihi, Ankara, 1995. 2. Ray Huang, Çin Tarihi, İstanbul, 2007. 3. John Keay, Çin Tarihi, İstanbul, 2011. 4. T. Suzuki, Çin Felsefesi Tarihi, İstanbul, 2012. 5. The Cambridge History of China, Cambridge, 2008. (15 Cilt)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination13030
Attending Lectures14342
Seminar14228
Reading14570
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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13
LO145           
LO2     5       
LO3    5 5      
LO44     44     
LO5             
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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