EAS335H1: Introduction to Manchu Language and History

Hours

24L

This course explores the history of Manchu rule in China’s last imperial dynasty, the Qing (1644–1912), through an introduction to the Manchu language. In addition to learning to read Manchu materials, from imperial court documents to conversation guides and short stories, students will be exposed to a wide range of historical approaches to the study of Manchu social, literary, and political culture, as well as ethnicity in late imperial China.

Prerequisite
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Mode of Delivery
In Class