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Academics

Chinese History ( Ph.D. )

1. Training/Research Orientation

  • Ancient History of China
  • Modern History of China
  • Contemporary History of China
  • Chinese Special History
  • Study on Chinese Historical Documents

2. Program Duration and Credit

Three years generally, the maximum school years are not longer than 7 years (including the extension time).
20 credits of courses in total, at least 12 credits of academic courses.

3. Core Courses and Introduction

Theories and Methods of Historical Studies
This course is mainly centered on the theory and method of historical science basic research. The target is the basic theories and methods to enable students to understand and grasp the history research. Main contents include historical ontology, namely to historical research activity ontology reflection on the theory and to answer the historical understanding of the activities of the purpose, nature and significance of; historical epistemology, answered the historical knowledge to form, the possibility of the problem, the reliability and limitations of historical proof of knowledge; historical methodology, which reflect the historical research experience program, way of thinking and research methods, solve historical understanding means, methods and ways of scientific rationality and problems, for how to get the correct historical understanding provide methodological guidance. In addition, representatives of the major Chinese and foreign in the academic circle, need to understand the historical study of historical figures, and works in the history of the study on the status of. Learn how to use historical materialism, dialectics, analysis and study history, grasp modern thinking and methods.

Frontiers of Historical Studies
This course is mainly designed to enable students to understand the main trend of current on historical research represents the latest achievements, viewpoint and method of historical research, development and rules, make the students as soon as possible to stand in the forefront of the study of history, into the role. Main contents are: history of the discipline the latest masterpiece, research characteristics and research trend; history research is currently more influential view; case analysis of historiography research frontiers of some representative works and research questions; contemporary history at home and abroad to study influential schools, representative and publications; how to grasp the frontier issues and research methods of historical research, to determine their own research topics.

Economic and Social History of Medieval China
This course is mainly designed to discuss the society economic history of the middle ages Chinese: Wei Jin and the Sui and Tang Dynasty. Through the course of learning, from a combination of macro and micro research to guide the students, has a deep understanding of this period of social economy, and determine the research topic for the related problems. The specific contents of the course include: Wei, Jin toward the Sui and Tang Dynasties social overall features and characteristics of; the main features of the social economy in this period; in the study of the Wei Jin towards Sui and Tang Dynasties the main research scholars in the social economy; main research results; main research schools and research characteristics and limitation ; the case study analysis of the social and economical history of the Sui and Tang Dynasties.

Economic and Social History of Modern China
This course is mainly focused on the modern China, namely after the Opium War in 1840 Chinese to contemporary social and economic history research. Through the course of learning, from a combination of macro and micro research to guide the students, has a deep understanding of this period of social economy, and determine the research topic for the related problems. The specific content of the course includes: Chinese modern society of overall features and characteristics of; during this period of economic and social main features and its relationship with other aspects of society; during this period the main research scholars of economic and social, main research results, main research schools and research characteristics and limitation of the research; Chinese modern social and economic history research of case analysis.

4. Supervisors

Tianshi Li, Jin Zhang, Lianhong Zhang, Nongjian Zou, Yonghong Xiao, Chunfeng Qi, Shouming Jiang, Hongjun Zhu, Li Lu, Aimin Guo.

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